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How popular are Harry and Henry?

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NigellaTufnel Thu 20-Aug-09 14:49:27

I just seem to be hearing them all the time at the moment.

we are in the SE. How many do you know?

andiem Thu 20-Aug-09 14:50:24

well I have a henry and my bf has a harry
I think harry is more popular but I too have been hearing Henry more recently
my henry is 9

sonniebonnie Thu 20-Aug-09 15:40:42

Very popular in Surrey!

mumoverseas Thu 20-Aug-09 16:02:07

I've got a Harrison but we've started calling him Harry, even though we said we wouldn't. Ooh, is it popular down south?

RealityIsDetoxing Thu 20-Aug-09 16:03:42

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Jojay Thu 20-Aug-09 16:04:46

I know several Harry's but no Henry's.

BornToFolk Thu 20-Aug-09 16:06:12

I have a Henry and there's one more at nursery. And a Harry too.
Way more Harrys around than Henrys though which is a bit annoying if you have a Henry as everyone will mis-hear it as Harry.

MaybeAfterBreakfast Thu 20-Aug-09 16:08:14

One of mine has Henry as a middle name. I know a 6yo with the name too. No others here though (Herts).

Harry rather than Henry more popular at the moment. Know one (6mo) but hear the name bandied around a lot when out and about.

KittyTN Thu 20-Aug-09 16:08:56

Many more Harrys than Henrys in my experience, also SE. But I'm sure Henry will increase in popularity - the Tudor effect!

bloss Thu 20-Aug-09 16:10:42

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Lizzylou Thu 20-Aug-09 16:12:41

I have a Harry, only 1 other in his whole school (another Mners son).
DN is Henry.

So not so popular in Lancashire

skyblu Thu 20-Aug-09 16:25:32

HUNDREDS of Harry's around this area at the moment.

Haven't heard of many Henry's though.

I'm just about North enough to be classed as The Midlands

tigger32 Thu 20-Aug-09 16:30:14

My cousin, my brother and 2 of my friends have Harrys, also quite a few at ds's school so quite popular in East Midlands.
Only know one Henry though.

screamingabdab Thu 20-Aug-09 16:35:57

2 in my son's year at school (Juniors)

scattykatty Thu 03-Sep-09 18:48:06

Mine is Henry! No others I know of in Wilts, people keep saying Harry though which I hate angry

liahgen Thu 03-Sep-09 18:50:06

My Henry is almost 12.

Did you know Prince Harry is actually christened Henry, Harry is the short version of Henry, (how it can be short I don't know but here you go)

Our Henry is just Hen, or Henners to his friends,

scattykatty Thu 03-Sep-09 19:11:12

I call mine Hens or Henzy blush

maxybrown Sat 05-Sep-09 11:15:54

Yes My Grandad was called James Henry but everyone always called him Harry! What??!!!

HerHonesty Sat 05-Sep-09 12:29:37

very. harry much more than henry.

Lilyloo Sat 05-Sep-09 12:35:39

My great grandad was called Hnery but everyone called him Harry , hence my ds is Harry as Lizzy said only 2 in the school so not popular here.
Don't know of many Henry's either.

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