Enrique (Spanish pronunciation: [enˈrike]) is the Spanish variant of Heinrich of Germanic origin.[1] As a given name, it ranked 298 out of 1219 for males of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census. Equivalents in other languages are Henry (English), Enrico (Italian), Henrik (Swedish, Danish and Norwegian), Heinrich (German), Hendrik, Henk (Dutch) Henri (French), and Henrique (Portuguese). Common nicknames of Enrique are Kiki, Kiko, Kike, Rick, Ricky, Kikin or Quique (also spelled Kiké) and Enriqueto or "Enriquito" (meaning "Little Enrique").[citation needed]

Word/nameGermanic (German)
Other names
Related namesHenry, Harry

Enrique is also a surname and, as a surname, it ranked 32067 out of 88799 for people of all ages in the 1990 U.S. Census. A variant surname is Enriquez (Son of Enrique)



  1. ^ "View Name: Enrique". behindthename.com. Retrieved 2007-12-20.

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