Name Harrison - meaning, origin, popularity 

Harrison name meaning

✍  Updated on:May 15th, 2022
Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: English
Usage: English
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Harrison ha-rri-son
Meaning: Son of Harry and Harry's Son
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What does Harrison mean?

Trendy and Venerable unisex name Harrison has its origin in English, Harrison means "Son of Harry or Harry's Son" is used predominantly in English language.

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How do I pronounce Harrison?

The most common way to pronounce three syllabled Harrison is ha-rri-son.

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Nicknames for Harrison

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How popular is the name Harrison?

Harrison was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 77449 babies have been given the given name. At the peak of its usage in 1888, it ranked 52nd when 3646 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 169 years but still going strong on charts. In addition to that, the given name has been in the top 100 baby names 2 times Also, Harrison was a popular name in England and Wales. Over 38266 babies have been named Harrison since 1996. When at its peak in 2007, the moniker grabbed the 30th spot and 2241 baby boys were given the name. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 23 years but still dominating the charts. Moreover, the given name has been to the top 50 baby names 17 times

In New South Wales, Harrison was once a common name since emerging in 1992 it has been given to over 8170 babies. At the peak of its usage in 2017,. However after 28 years, the name is on free fall on the charts but it is still going strong. Also, In Queensland, Harrison was once a common name since emerging in 1992 it has been given to over 6225 babies. At its zenith in 2014,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 28 years but it is still going strong. Also, Harrison used to be a common name in Western Australia, first appeared in 2013 and over 261 babies have been given the name in 2 years. At its zenith in 2013,. After 2 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 10 baby names 1 times Also, Harrison is a common name in Victoria given to over 2471 babies in 12 years. Recently the name is rising, in 2018, the moniker grabbed the 19th spot and 235 baby boys were given the name. Additionally, the given name has been in the top 50 baby names 12 times

Harrison is a familiar baby name in Ireland, it has been in use since 1999 and was able to reach the top 200 names. Recently in 2017, 57 babies were given Harrison and it reached its peak ranking, 117 on boy names chart. Over 514 people have been named Harrison in Ireland. Harrison is a unique baby name in France, it has been in use since 1986 and was able to reach the top 1000 names. In 2014, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 954 on boy names chart when 43 babies were named Harrison. Over 370 babies in France have been named Harrison.

Harrison is a rare baby name in Belgium there is very thin chances of it still being given and also in Northern Territory and also in Western Australia. Over 261 babies in Western Australia have been named Harrison. But Harrison is a popular baby name in Kenya where every 1 in 2000 have the name as well as in, Nigeria, Zambia, Malawi and Ghana. As per our evaluation, over 130000 babies have been bestowed Harrison around the globe.

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What numerology tells about Harrison?

You are a person of many talents. You are always open to hearing new opinions and perspectives. Your independence and narcissism make you more attractive than you already are in people's eyes. You hate copying others. You find a way to disappoint yourself even if there's no reason for disappointment. You will experience your spiritual calling soon. And it will be associated with romantic feelings.

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Middle names for Harrison

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Famous people named Harrison

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  • Harrison George, senior Communist Party of the United States leader
  • Harrison Allen, American physician and anatomist
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  • Harrison S. Elliot, ordained Methodist minister and taught at Union Theological Seminary
  • Harrison Boyd Summers, broadcast historian and educator
  • Harrison Weir, English gentleman and artist
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  • Harrison Moore, professor at the University of Melbourne and the third dean of the Melbourne University Law School
  • Harrison H. Wheeler, politician from the U.S. state of Michigan
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  • Harrison Albright, American architect best
  • Harrison Morales, Colombian midfielder currently playing for Deportes Quindío
  • Harrison White, emeritus Giddings Professor of Sociology at Columbia University
  • Harrison Schmitt, American geologist, retired NASA astronaut
  • Harrison Ford, American actor, writer and film producer
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  • Harrison Gray Otis, president and general manager of the Times-Mirror Company
  • Harrison Marks, English glamour photographer and director of nudist
  • Harrison Reed, American editor and politician
  • Harrison A. Williams, Harrison Arlington "Pete" Williams Jr
  • Harrison Jeffords, colonel of the 4th Michigan Volunteer Infantry Regiment
  • Harrison C. Summers, United States Army soldier and a decorated war veteran
  • Harrison Gray Otis, businessman, lawyer, and politician
  • Harrison Tweed, American lawyer and civic leader
  • Harrison Ford, American stage and film actor
  • Harrison Gray, retired professional ice hockey Goaltender
  • Harrison Ludington, American Republican politician
  • Harrison Hansen, professional rugby league footballer
  • Harrison H. Riddleberger, American lawyer, newspaper editor, and politician
  • Harrison Fisher, American illustrator
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  • Harrison Frazar, former American professional golfer
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  • Harrison Thyng, fighter pilot and a general
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