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    Would you like to learn more about the popularity, history and meaning of the name Henry?

    Popularity of the name Henry

    According to the Social Security Administration, Henry was the 9th most popular boy’s name in America in 2020 and 2021, 12th in 2019, 16th in 2018, 18th in 2017, 22nd in 2016, and 29th in 2015! So, this classic boy’s name is moving steadily up the charts in popularity!

    Meaning of the name Henry
    Henry shown on our Music background with Parchment and Gold mats

    If you would you like to see what Henry looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    History and meaning of Henry

    Henry is of English and French origin: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements haim, heim ‘home’ + ric ‘power’, or ‘ruler of the estate’ introduced to England by the Normans in the form “Henri”. During the Middle Ages this name became enormously popular in England and was borne by eight kings, hence becoming a very popular name throughout the ages.

    The meaning of the name “Henry” is consistent across several languages, countries and cultures, and LindseyBoo Creations strives for accuracy in researching the origins and meanings of names.

    Meaning of the name Henry
    Henry shown on our Puppies background with a Black mat

    If you would you like to see what Henry looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    Famous People named Henry

    Undoubtedly the most famous (and notorious) Henry was King Henry the 8th of England, known for his six marriages during his tumultuous and autocratic reign. Another famous Henry was Henry Ford, the early 20th century industrialist and creator of the first automobile that middle-class Americans could afford, and who famously stated of his Model T auto, “Any customer can have a car painted any color that he wants, so long as it is black.”

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    Henry shown on our Hundred Acre Wood background with Sage and Red mats

    If you would you like to see what Henry looks like on all of our beautiful art quality backgrounds, Click here…

    Your Henry

    Is your Henry the “ruler of the estate” (or would like to be?)? I’m sure of it! I love to hear from our customers about how the meanings of names really do match their namesakes!

    I hope you’ve enjoyed seeing the various art backgrounds and mat combinations shown here in this blog that go so beautifully with this wonderful name! Please remember that any name can be combined with any art background and mat combination of your choice!

    Thank you for reading my blog about Henry! Have fun perusing our website, looking up the names of your family, friends and loved ones – and in the rare event we don’t have the name you’re looking for, I am happy to write it for you at no extra charge!

    If you enjoy reading about the popularity and meanings of names, check out my in-depth article “What’s in a Name?”

    What’s in a name?

    Here is a short excerpt:

    “We believe all children are gifts to our world, and their beautiful, deeply thought-out names deserve to be memorialized in poetry, meant to not only capture the wonderful feelings the gift giver has for the recipient, but also the wonderful characteristics and attributes of the recipient.

    As King Solomon aptly stated, “A good name is rather to be chosen than riches.”

    Click here to read the full article.

    I’d love to hear from you! Please let me know if my poem for Henry matches your sweet child, or someone you know.

    If you would like to learn more about how Sharon started writing these beautiful poems, please read Sharon’s story here.

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