Hank name - Meaning of Hank
- Lucky Number
- English, Hebrew
- Hank Meaning
- Originally a short form of Hankin which was a medieval diminutive of John. Since the 17th century in the United States this name has also been used as a diminutive of Henry, probably under the influence of the Dutch diminutive Henk. A famous bearer is the former American baseball player Hank Aaron (1934-). Hank is a medieval short form of John. John originates in Hebrew language and means "God is merciful". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. Throughout history it was borne by numerous kings, princes, emperors, popes and saints, the most famous being John the Baptist and John the Apostle. More recently, the famous bearers include John F. Kennedy and John Lennon.
Hank Related Names
Other Languages: Gjon (Albanian), Emmerich, Heimirich, Heinrich, Henricus (Ancient Germanic), Yahya (Arabic), Henrik, Hovhannes, Ohannes (Armenian), Endika, Ganix, Ion, Jon (Basque), Yan (Belarusian), John (Biblical), Ioannes (Biblical Greek), Yehochanan, Yochanan (Biblical Hebrew), Iohannes (Biblical Latin), Yann, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (Breton), Ioan, Ivan, Yan, Yoan (Bulgarian), Enric, Joan, Jan (Catalan), Jowan (Cornish), Ghjuvan (Corsican), Henrik, Ivan, Janko (Croatian), Ivan, Jan, Jindřich, Johan, Honza, Hynek, Janek (Czech), Henrik, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Henning, Jannick, Jannik (Danish), Hendrik, Henricus, Jan, Johan, Johannes, Hanne, Hannes, Hans, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Henk, Hennie, Henny, Jo, Joop, Rik (Dutch), Johano, Joĉjo (Esperanto), Hendrik, Jaan, Johannes, Juhan (Estonian), Harri, Henri, Henrikki, Jani, Janne, Johannes, Joni, Jouni, Juhana, Juhani, Hannes, Hannu, Heikki, Juha, Juho, Jukka, Jussi (Finnish), Émeric, Henri, Jean, Yann, Jeannot, Yanick, Yannic, Yannick (French), Heike, Heiko (Frisian), Xoán (Galician), Anri, Ioane, Ivane, Vano (Georgian), Emmerich, Heinrich, Hendrik, Henrik, Jan, Johann, Johannes, Hannes, Hans, Heiner, Heinz, Henning, Jo (German), Ioannes, Ioannis, Yanni, Yannis, Yianni, Yiannis (Greek), Keoni (Hawaiian), Yochanan (Hebrew), Henrik, Imre, János, Jancsi, Jani, Janika (Hungarian), Hinrik, Jóhann, Jóhannes, Jón (Icelandic), Anraí, Einrí, Eoin, Sean, Seán, Shane (Irish), Amerigo, Enrico, Giovanni, Arrigo, Enzo, Gian, Gianni, Giannino, Rico, Vanni (Italian), Johannes, Joannes (Late Roman), Jānis (Latvian), Sjang, Sjeng (Limburgish), Henrikas, Jonas, Herkus (Lithuanian), Hinrich, Johan, Hanke, Heike, Heiko (Low German), Ivan, Jovan (Macedonian), Ean, Juan (Manx), Hankin, Hann, Herry, Jan, Jon, Jankin (Medieval English), Jehan (Medieval French), Zuan (Medieval Italian), Henrik, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hans, Henning (Norwegian), Joan (Occitan), Henryk, Iwan, Jan, Janusz, Janek (Polish), Américo, Henrique, João, Joãozinho (Portuguese), Ioan, Ion (Romanian), Ioann, Ivan (Russian), Juhán (Sami), Eanraig, Eoin, Hendry, Iain, Ian (Scottish), Ivan, Jovan, Janko (Serbian), Henrich, Imrich, Ján, Janko (Slovak), Henrik, Ivan, Jan, Janez, Žan, Anže, Janko (Slovene), Américo, Enrique, Iván, Juan, Xuan, Juanito, Quique (Spanish), Henrik, Jan, Jens, Johan, Johannes, Jon, Hampus, Hans, Hasse, Henning, Janne (Swedish), Yahya (Turkish), Ivan (Ukrainian), Evan, Harri, Iefan, Ieuan, Ifan, Ioan, Iwan, Siôn, Ianto (Welsh)
Hank Aaron - baseball player, Hank Azaria - actor, Hank Greenberg - baseball player, Hank Williams - musician, Hank Arft - baseball player, Hank Boney - baseball player, Hank Jones - jazz musician,