that the name Innisaq means the one who was granted life. According to some legends, this name could be whispered into the ear by a shaman with special powers to a dead person and the person would come back to life.

Shamans had helping spirits called Innersuit (Fire Beings). Thus the name also could mean The One Who was Resurrected through the Fire Beings.

The European name Henrik was often Greenlandized with the name Innisaq, as was Edward with the traditional Greenlandic name Ittuat. (the leader/senior)