What does Harris mean?
Associated with: surname.
(male) Hasris, Heiris, ..
(female) Harlis, Harsa, .. Middle name pairings:
Harris Mikel (H.M.), ..
How popular is Harris?
Harris is a somewhat popular first name for men (#730 out of 1220, Top 60%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#24 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Shown below is the birth name history of Harris for boys. Harris reached its apex position of #390 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is at #1002 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Below is a graphed analysis of the statistics of Harris and affiliated names. Harrison (#119 last year) is the only other prominent alternative form of Harris (#1002 last year) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Harris were popular with parents presently (median #560). Harrison is the continual favorite.
Harris is alike in pronunciation to Harriss. Other recommended names are Arris, Baris, Barric, Barrie, Borris, Darrin▼, Darriq, Darrius▼, Faris, Farrin, Farris, Farrish, Ferris, Garrie, Garrin, Harbin, Hardin, Hari, Harish, Harjit, Harkin, Harli, Harlie, Harlin, Harrel, Harri, Harrie, Harry▼, Harvie, Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Jaris, Jarrid, Jarrin, Jarvis▼, Larrin, Morris▼, Norris▼, Paris▼, Parrie, Parris, Parrish, Parriss, Tarrin, Terris and Warrin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Harris.See names in meaning and etymology.