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What does Harri mean?

Harri Pronunciation of Harri [har-ri] as a name for boys is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Harri is "home leader". Harri is a Welsh form of Henry (Old German): from Haimric.

Associated with: home, leader.


Harri has 1 variant: Harry.

7 more relations via Henry: Anrai, Einri, Hal, Hank, Henri, Henrik and Herrior.

Creative forms:
(male) Hanri, Harie, ..

(female) Harbi, Harti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Harri Mikel (H.M.), ..

How popular is Harri?

Harri is a rare first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#52608 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Harri (not ranked) are Henry (#29 via latest list), Hank (#534), Harry (#781), Henrik (#843), Henri (#1578) and Hal. These relations of Harri were favored as baby names during the years 1880-1889 (average #936) and are now much less widespread (#960, 86% less usage), with forms such as Hal becoming somewhat dated. Hank and Henrik are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this list. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hal, Hank, Harry, Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harry, Henrik, Henry outside U.S.

Similar Names

Harri is alike in pronunciation to Hairo, Hari, Harrie, Hiro and Horry. Other suggested similar names are Arri, Bari, Gari, Gerri, Hadi, Hai, Hali, Hamdi, Hani, Harbin, Hardin, Hardy, Harel, Harjit, Harkin, Harli, Harlie, Harlin, Harlo, Harly, Harm, Haron, Harrel, Harris, Harriss, Hart, Harte, Harun, Harv, Harve, Harvie, Harvy, Herrik (see Herrick), Jerri, Kari and Terri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Harri.

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