Henry Longfellow was born on February 27, 1807. Henry Longfellow's horoscope sun sign is Pisces
and Chinese zodiac sign is Rabbit
. Henry Longfellow was famous for Poet of "The Village Blacksmith" and "Paul Revere's Ride"
Meanings of Name Henry
The name Henry was originated from Germanic. It is used as a male name. The name Henry is of the meaning of Home ruler. The name Henry is used in English speaking countries. Henry is an anglicised form of the Germanic name Heinrich or Heimrich. Henry has remained popular throughout history evidenced by the fact that rulers from Britain, France and Germany have all carried it. The name Henry has also figured prominently in American history and was borne by the likes of statesmen Henry Clay and Henry Kissinger, writers Henry Miller and Henry Thoreau, and poet Henry Longfellow. Although Henry suffered a slight popularity slump, it has once again reached popularity with modern generations, perhaps influenced slightly by the popularity of modern entertainers with the name such as actor Henry Fonda, Henry Thomas from the movie "E.T" and punk rock legend Henry Rollins.
Henry also occurs frequently as a surname. In this circumstance, it is most definitely a case of a given name being later used in this aspect.
St Henry, a Holy Roman Emperor, founded many monasteries and encouraged missionary work. He is the only German king ever to be canonized in the Roman Catholic church.
Henry is also the name of a range of vacuum cleaners made by Numatic International, which have faces with the vacuum cleaner hose as the nose..
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