German Names starting with H

If you want to find German names starting with H, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting H are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

20 Most Popular German Names starting with H

PopularityNameMeaning
1stHeidiNoble and serene, supermodel heidi klum, of noble kin, graceful and noble, honorable, noble sort.
2ndHenryRuler of the enclosure, ruler of the home, ruler of the house, ruler of an estate.
3rdHannaGracious, grace, merciful.
4thHarveyArmy warrior, eager for battle, battle warrior, a battle with a worthy opponent.
5thHarrietRuler of an enclosure, home ruler, ruler of the house.
6thHugoBright mind, bright in mind and spirit, spirited, mind, heart or spirit, intelligence, spirit.
7thHenriettaRuler of the enclosure, ruler of the home, ruler of the house.
8thHowieFrom the hilly land, heart brave, guardian of the home, derivative: from the name howard, watchman.
9thHildaBattle maid, battle, fighting a war, war, protector, noble, kind.
10thHumphreyActor humphrey bogart, peaceful strength, peaceful warrior, fighter of peace.
11thHelgaHoly or pious, holy, divine woman, pious.
12thHansGod is gracious, god is merciful, from the name john, god's gracious gift.
13thHeleneLight, form of helen, torchlight, wicker, reed, shoot, torch, basket.
14thHughBright mind, bright in mind and spirit, spirited, mind, heart or spirit, intelligent.
15thHildegardFortress, protecting against battle.
16thHermanSoldier, army man, man in the army, person of high rank.
17thHermineArmy man, army woman.
18thHerbertIllustrious warrior, army bright, famed warrior, bright, excellent army or ruler, bright warrior, bright army.
19thHildeBattle maid, battle, war.
20thHendrikRuler of the enclosure, home ruler, ruler of an estate.

All German Names starting with H

NameGenderMeaning
HacketBoyLittle woodcutter, hooked nose, hunched body.
HackettBoyLittle woodcutter, person with a hooked nose, hooked nose, hunched body, little wood cutter.
HadewigGirlBattle, female warrior.
HaduGirlBattle maiden.
HaduwigGirlStrife.
HadwigBoyBattle, female warrior.
HadynBoyHeathen.
HaganBoyYouthful, protector, fire, strong defense.
HahnBoyRooster, a rooster.
HalagGirlPious.
HaldenBoyHalf dane, half danish, someone who lives on a high slope.
HalfridGirlPeaceful heroine.
HalfridaGirlPeaceful heroine, half beautiful.
HalifridGirlPeaceful heroine.
HamelBoy
HamletBoyFrom the little villiage, little home, home, foolish and dull, little village.
HamlettBoyFrom the little villiage.
HamlinBoyRuler of the estate, home, lover of home.
HamoeletBoyFrom the little home.
HanBoyGod is gracious, country.
HannBoyGod is gracious.
HannaGirlGracious, grace, merciful.
HannaBoyGift of god, god is gracious.
HannahBoyGracious, god is gracious.
HannalieseGirlCombination of hanna and elisabeth.
HanneGirlGracious, grace, god is gracious, mercy.
HanneloreGirlCombination of hannah and lora, gracious, grace.
HannesBoyGod is gracious.
HannoBoyGod is gracious.
HansBoyGod is gracious, god is merciful, from the name john, god's gracious gift.
HanselBoyGod is gracious, god is merciful.
HanzBoyGod is gracious.
HarbertBoyBright army.
HarbinBoyGlorious warrior, bright army.
HardtmanBoyStrong.
HardyBoyDaring, courageous, strong.
HarimanBoyProtective.
HarimannBoyProtective.
HarimannaGirlWarrior maiden.
HarimanneGirlWarrior maiden.
HarmonBoyNoble, a biblical place name, soldier, man in the army.
HarriBoyRuler of the household.
HarrietGirlRuler of an enclosure, home ruler, ruler of the house.
HartiBoyDaring.
HartmanBoyStrong, fast runner, hard.
HartmannBoyStrong, hardy man.
HartmutBoyBrave mind.
HartwigBoyBrave in war, strong advisor, strong in battle.
HarveyBoyArmy warrior, eager for battle, battle warrior, a battle with a worthy opponent.
HaselBoy
HaydnBoyHeathen.
HedaGirlBattle, female warrior.
HeddaGirlBattle maiden, battle war, fighting a battle, battle, female warrior, refuge in battle, vigorous fight.
HedwigGirlBattle maiden, battle war, fighting a battle, refuge in battle.
HedyGirlBattle maiden, battle war, fighting a battle, female warrior.
HeidaGirlNoble and serene, noble sort.
HeideGirlNoble and serene.
HeidiGirlNoble and serene, supermodel heidi klum, of noble kin, graceful and noble, honorable, noble sort.
HeikeBoyFenced, ruler of an estate.
HeikeGirlFenced.
HeikkiBoyRuler of the house, ruler of the household.
HeilgarBoyHappy to enter battle.
HeilwigGirlRemains strong in battle, healthy battle.
HeinrichBoyRuler of an enclosure, ruler of the home, ruler of the house, home ruler, ruler of the household.
HeinzBoyRuler of the home, ruler of the house, household ruler, ruler of the household.
HeleneGirlLight, form of helen, torchlight, wicker, reed, shoot, torch, basket.
HelgaGirlHoly or pious, holy, divine woman, pious.
HelgeBoyHoly or pious, holy.
HelgeGirlHoly or pious.
HellerGirlThe sun.
HelmaGirlResolute protector, stout protector, protection, helmet, determined guardian.
HelmarBoyFamous protector.
HelmerBoyThe wrath of a warrior.
HelmfriedBoyHelmet + peace.
HelmineGirlWill, desire + helmet, protection.
HelmutBoyBrave, courageous protection, courageous.
HelmuttBoyBrave.
HeloiseGirlFamous warrior, famous fighter, healthy woman, renowned fighter, famous warrior woman.
HendrickBoyRuler of the house, home ruler.
HendrikBoyRuler of the enclosure, home ruler, ruler of an estate.
HendrikaGirlRuler of the enclosure.
HenerikBoyRuler of the enclosure, ruler of an estate.
HenleyBoyHigh field, from a high wood, high wood, high clearing, hen wood, ruler of the household.
HenriettaGirlRuler of the enclosure, ruler of the home, ruler of the house.
HenrietteGirlRuler of the enclosure, ruler of the home, ruler of the house.
HenriikkaGirlRuler of the household.
HenrikBoyRuler of the enclosure, ruler of the home, from the name henry.
HenrikeGirlRuler of the home.
HenrikkiBoyRuler of the household.
HenryBoyRuler of the enclosure, ruler of the home, ruler of the house, ruler of an estate.
HerbBoyArmy bright, bright, excellent army or ruler.
HerbertBoyIllustrious warrior, army bright, famed warrior, bright, excellent army or ruler, bright warrior, bright army.
HerbstBoyAutumn.
HeresvidaGirlNumerous troops.
HeribertBoyBright army.
HermanBoySoldier, army man, man in the army, person of high rank.
HermineGirlArmy man, army woman.
HernandoBoyAdventurous, to be courageous, brave yet peaceful, journey-prepared.
HerrickBoyArmy leader, army rule.
HertaGirlChild of the earth.
HerthaGirlChild of the earth, powerful woman.
HertzBoyBrave, bold, my strife.
HettieGirlRuler of the enclosure, star-like, ruler of the household.
HewettBoyLittle smart one.
HewittBoyLittle smart one, from the cutting, heart or spirit.
HewlettBoyLittle smart one.
HewlittBoyLittle smart one.
HidaGirlWarrior.
HideGirlWarrior, superior, excellent.
HilbertBoyBrilliant in combat, bright in battle.
HildGirlBattle maid, noble maid, battle.
HildaGirlBattle maid, battle, fighting a war, war, protector, noble, kind.
HildagardeGirlFortress.
HildbrandBoyWar sword.
HildeGirlBattle maid, battle, war.
HildegardGirlFortress, protecting against battle.
HildehrandBoyWar sword.
HildemarGirlGlorious.
HildemaraGirlGlorious.
HildieGirlBattle maid.
HildimarGirlGlorious.
HildirethGirlBattle counselor.
HildrethGirlBattle counselor.
HilliardBoyWar stronghold, courageous in battle, brave warrior.
HilmaGirlResolute protector.
HilmerGirlFamous warrior.
HiltrudGirlBattle strength.
HobardBoyBert's hill.
HobartBoyBert's hill.
HobbardBoyBert's hill.
HohBoyHigh.
HohberhtBoyBert's hill.
HoldaGirlHidden, weasel.
HoldeGirlHidden.
HolleGirlBeloved.
HorstBoyMan from the woods, a man from the forest, who lives in the woods.
HosteenBoy
HowBoyHigh.
HoweBoyHigh, from the hill or ridge.
HowieBoyFrom the hilly land, heart brave, guardian of the home, derivative: from the name howard, watchman.
HrodaBoyFamous in the land.
HrodlandBoyFamous in the land.
HrodrickBoyFamous power.
HubbardBoyBright mind.
HubertBoyBright mind, mind bright, man with clever mind, intelligent.
HubertaGirlBright mind, woman with clever mind.
HuelaGirlFeminine form of hugh or short form of consuela, derivative: feminine form of hugh.
HueyBoyBright mind, bright in mind and spirit, mind, heart or spirit.
HughBoyBright mind, bright in mind and spirit, spirited, mind, heart or spirit, intelligent.
HugibertBoyBright mind, intelligent.
HugiherahtaGirlIntelligent.
HugoBoyBright mind, bright in mind and spirit, spirited, mind, heart or spirit, intelligence, spirit.
HulbardBoyGraceful.
HulbartBoyGraceful.
HulbertBoyGraceful.
HuldaGirlEnduring or loving, weasel, endearing or loving, mole, woman with a tail.
HuldeGirlBeloved.
HuldiberahtBoyGraceful.
HumbertoBoyBrilliant strength, bright, bright fighter, bright support.
HumphreyBoyActor humphrey bogart, peaceful strength, peaceful warrior, fighter of peace.
HunfridBoyPeaceful strength.
HunfriedBoyPeaceful strength.
HuppertBoyBright heart.
HydiGirlNoble and serene.
HyldaGirlBattle maid.