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Hank Meaning


What does Hank mean?

The name Hank is of German and English origin.

The meaning of Hank is "home ruler, ruler of the estate".

Hank is generally used as a boy's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 1 syllable and is pronounced Hank.

The Given Name Hank

Hank is a diminutive of Henry. See Henry for further details.

Hank is quite an enchanting name and a welcome find.

A name fit for a child full of charm and familiarity, a little adventurer.

Wrap it up and take it home, Hank may just be the name you're looking for.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Hank Aaron, Hank Azaria, and Hank Greenberg.

Hank Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 457 in baby name popularity for boys with 647 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 452 in baby name popularity for boys with 679 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Hank sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Hank Name Popularity Page.

Hank Related Names

Hank is a diminutive of Henry.

Famous Hanks

  • Hank Aaron ~ Baseball Player
  • Hank Azaria ~ Actor
  • Hank Greenberg ~ Baseball Player
  • Hank Williams ~ Country Musician

Hank Numerology

What will your new littleHank be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Hank are often sentimental and smug but most of all they are read more >>

Hank Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Hank in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Hank.

Just for fun, see the name Hank in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Hank in Nautical Flags page.