Name Harris - meaning, origin, popularity 

Harris name meaning

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English
Usage: English, Frisian, Finnish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian and Tamil
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Harris ha(r)-ris
Meaning: Son of Harry, Army, Man and Tamil Music Director Harris
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What does Harris mean?

Preeminent and Perennial unisex name Harris is majorly used in Tamil, English, Danish, Norwegian, Frisian, Swedish and Finnish, meaning of Harris is "Son of Harry, Army, Man or Tamil Music Director Harris" has origin in English. Harris is form of customary and conifer Harry. Harry is a variant form of illustrous and venerable Henri. Harry is diminutive of Harold. Also Harry is short form of Harald. Harry is also shortened form of Henry. Harry is equivalent of Henry or Heinrich in English language. Also Harry is English cognate of Henri. Harry means Form of Harold and Home Ruler is of Old High German and Germanic origin. Harris is a shortened form of Harrison. Acclaimed and Ever lasting Harrison came from English, meaning of Harrison is "Harry's Son and Son of Harry" is largely used in English.

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How do I pronounce Harris?

ha(r)-ris is the most common way to pronounce two syllabled Harris.

Variants of Harris

Haris, Harry, Harith, Heimerich, Henri, Hale, Harri

Names that rhyme with Harris

How popular is the name Harris?

A common name in United States with over 15314 new-borns have been given the name since 1880. When at the peak of its usage in 1889, 245 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 313rd position. Moreover, the given name has been to Also, A common name in England and Wales with over 2730 new-borns have been given the name since 1996. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 2005, 186 boys were bestowed the name and it was ranked at 264th position.

Harris is an uncommon baby name in Ireland still in use today. Also, it is among the top 800 boy names in France. Over 256 people have been named Harris in France. Harris is a rare baby name in Belgium still in use today. But Harris is a popular baby name in Liberia where every 1 in 600 have the name. At least, 40000 people globally have been given the name as per our evaluation.

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What numbers say about Harris?

You are passionate when it comes to relationships but cool off too easily. Don't settle for an ordinary life. Don't be ordinary. You have trust issues and anger management problem that you seem to be handling pretty well. You prefer originality and hard work instead of taking the easier road to success. You encourage people to walk the harder path and fight for what they believe is right. You hate copying others.

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Famous people named Harris

  • Harris Mann, British car designer
  • Harris Coggeshall, American tennis player in the 1920s and 1930s
  • Harris Nelson, Australian politician and member of the New South Wales Legislative Assembly
  • Harris A. Houghton, physician and member of the United States military intelligence community during and shortly after World War I
  • Harris Insinger, Alfred Harris Insinger, Jr
  • Harris Chueu, former South African footballer and football manager
  • Harris Armstrong, American regional modernist architect
  • Harris Salleh, sixth Chief Minister of the state of Sabah
  • Harris Wulfson, American Jewish composer
  • Harris Flanagin, American politician
  • Harris Blake, Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-second Senate district
  • Harris Publications, Harris Publications Inc
  • Harris Wofford, Harris Llewellyn Wofford Jr
  • Harris Allan, Canadian actor and recording artist
  • Harris Yulin, American actor
  • Harris Barton, fund manager and a former All-Pro American football offensive lineman
  • Harris W. Fawell, delegate to the Republican National Convention
  • Harris Jayaraj, Indian Tamil film composer from Chennai
  • Harris McDowell, Harris Brown McDowell Jr
  • Harris Faulkner,
  • Harris Hull, brigadier general in the United States Air Force
  • Harris Hartz, United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit
  • Harris Whitbeck, is CNN's International Correspondent based
  • Harris Savides, American cinematographer
  • Harris Jacob Bixler, Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Harris Ellsworth, Republican U.S. congressman from Oregon
  • Harris, German rapper from Berlin Kreuzberg
  • Harris M. Plaisted, attorney, politician
  • Harris Newman, mastering engineer working out of Grey Market Mastering
  • Harris George Rogers, farmer and a soldier
  • Harris Newmark, Prussian-American businessman, philanthropist
  • Harris Laning, prominent officer in the United States Navy
  • Harris Anders in movie She-Man: A Story of Fixation as Writer
  • In 1918, Harris Gordon portrayed the role of Gen. John J. Pershing as a youth in biography, drama movie Why America Will Win.

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