Hennie
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HEN-nee
Meaning
Ruler of the house
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Hennie is a diminutive of Hendrik, or Henrika. Henrika is a Scandinavian diminutive of Henrietta, ultimately derived from Henry. Henrietta originates in Germanic languages and means "ruler of the house". It is a feminine form of Henry. Henrietta has been a popular name within royalty over centuries but lately its usage, especially in the United States, has declined.

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