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What does Harris mean?

Harris Pronunciation of Harris as a boys' name means "descendant of Harry". Surname. Also form of Harrison.

SEE ALSO Heimrich

ASSOCIATED WITH Har-, -is, surname




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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)

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)

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

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

Which version is better?

Harrison (#119 LAST YEAR) is the only other prominent alternative form of Harris (#1002) appearing in the Top 2000. These forms of Harris were popular with parents presently (MEDIAN #560). Harrison is the continual favorite.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Harris, Harrison in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Harris, Harrison outside U.S.

Similar Names

Harris is alike in pronunciation to Harriss. Other recommended sound-alike 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.

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