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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Hendrik

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Alt. Meaning

H is for handy, the helpful you.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

N is for nurturing, the care you provide to all

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

R is for rewards, from your hard work

I is for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

K is for keen, your sense of honesty.

Notable Persons Named Hendrik

Hendrik Verwoerd was a professor, politician, newspaper editor, and editing. He was most active from 1958 to 1966. Hendrik was born on September 8th, 1901 in Amsterdam. He left this life on September 6th, 1966.

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Hendrik Antoon Lorentz was a scientist in the field of physics. Hendrik was born on July 18th, 1853 in Arnhem, Netherlands. He passed away on February 4th, 1928.

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Dick Bruna is an artist in the fields of artist, graphic designer, illustration, and children's book illustrator/author. Dick was given the name Hendrik Magdalenus Bruna on August 23rd, 1927 in Utrecht.

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Hendrik Bonmann is a soccer player for the Borussia Dortmund, FC Schalke 04, Rot-Weiss Essen, and Borussia Dortmund II. Hendrik was born on January 22nd, 1994 in Essen, Germany.

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Rick J. Jordan is an electronic dance music musician, sound design, audio engineer, and composer. He was most prominent from 1983 to 1983. Rick was given the name Hendrik Stedler on January 1st, 1968. Rick is also known as Stedler and Hendrik (birth name).

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Pantha du Prince is an electronic music, minimal techno, microhouse, and dark ambient musician. His ongoing career started in 2002. Pantha was given the name Hendrik Weber in 1975 in Bad Wildungen, West Germany. Pantha is also known as Panthel, Glühen 4, Weber, and Hendrik (real name); Panthel (pseudonym); Glühen 4 (pseudonym).

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Hendrik

Tony Hendrik is a euro disco, dance-pop, and eurodance musician. He has been prominent since 1960. Tony was given the name Dieter Lünstedt on March 4th, 1945 in Bad Bederkesa, Germany. Tony is also known as Dee Dee Halligan and Jimmy Tarsus.

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How popular is the baby name Hendrik in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1917 6 0 6
1924 6 0 6
1927 5 0 5
1932 5 0 5
1951 6 0 6
1953 7 0 7
1954 5 0 5
1955 9 0 9
1957 5 0 5
1958 8 0 8
1960 7 0 7
1961 5 0 5
1962 7 0 7
1963 9 0 9
1964 10 0 10
1966 8 0 8
1968 9 0 9
1969 6 0 6
1970 8 0 8
1976 6 0 6
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1982 7 0 7
1983 6 0 6
1984 10 0 10
1986 8 0 8
1987 7 0 7
1988 7 0 7
1989 6 0 6
1990 12 0 12
1991 10 0 10
1992 12 0 12
1993 15 0 15
1994 8 0 8
1995 7 0 7
1996 13 0 13
1997 15 0 15
1998 8 0 8
1999 6 0 6
2000 19 0 19
2001 12 0 12
2002 14 0 14
2003 10 0 10
2004 17 0 17
2005 11 0 11
2006 24 0 24
2007 27 0 27
2008 14 0 14
2009 28 0 28
2010 26 0 26
2011 33 0 33
2012 53 0 53
2013 34 0 34
2014 66 0 66
2015 64 0 64
2016 71 0 71
2017 64 0 64

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Popularity of Hendrik as a first name

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Popularity of Hendrik as a last name

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Fun Facts about the name Hendrik

  • How Popular is the name Hendrik? Hendrik is the 11,352nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Hendrik have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 891 babies born with the first name Hendrik in the United States. That's more than enough people named Hendrik to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Hendrik? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1917 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Hendrik first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Hendrik is Tuesday, March 14th, 1871.
  • What year had the most people named Hendrik born? The highest recorded use of the first name Hendrik was in 2016 with a total of 71 babies.
  • Random Hendrik Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Hendrik is not a popular baby boy's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Hendrik: Your name in reverse order is Kirdneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dihrenk. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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