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What does Hari mean?

Hari Pronunciation of Hari [hari] as a boys' name is pronounced HAH-ree. It is of Hindi and Sanskrit origin, and the meaning of Hari is "lion". A Sanskrit color name for the brown, yellow and tawny shade. Mythology: one of the names of Vishnu and %1. In Sikh names, it has the meaning "God".

Affiliated boy name: Harinder.

Associated with: lion, brown, yellow (gold), mythology.

Variations

Creative forms:
(male) Haro, Hiri, ..

(female) Hami, Hario, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hari Derrick (H.D.), ..

How popular is Hari?

Hari is a rare given name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#34459 out of 150436, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Hari has yet to make it into the list thus far. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hari name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hari outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hari is pronounced similarly to Hairo, Harri, Harrie, Harry, Hiro and Horry. Other recommended names are Ari, Bari, Deri, Eri, Ezri, Feri, Gari, Guri, Habib, Hadi, Hafiz, Hai, Haig, Haim, Hakim, Hako, Hal, Hale, Hali, Halim, Hall, Ham, Hamdi, Hamid, Hamil, Han, Hani, Hanif, Hank, Hans, Hany, Harbin, Hardy, Harel, Harish, Harjit, Harkin, Harli, Harlie, Harly, Harm, Harris, Hart, Harte, Harun, Harv, Harve, Harvie, Harvy, Havin, Haviv, Haws, Hayim, Hays, Hazin, Henri, Herv (see Harvey), Honi, Ilari, Imri, Jiri, Jori, Juri, Kari, Kori, Nuri, Omari, Omri and Yuri. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hari.

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