Does anyone know the meaning of the surname Henry?
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my guess...is that it has the same meaning as the first name Henry. The following information was taken from www.behindthename.com, the first name equivalent to this site.

Usage: English
Pronounced: HEN-ree
From the Germanic name Heimerich which meant "home ruler", composed of the elements heim "home" and ric "power, ruler". This name was introduced into Britain by the Normans. It was borne by eight kings of England including the infamous Henry VIII, as well as six kings of France and seven kings of Germany. Other famous bearers include arctic naval explorer Henry Hudson, novelist Henry James, and automobile manufacturer Henry Ford.
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