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pinWhat does Harrison mean?

Harrison /har-ri-son/ [3 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced HARE-ee-sun. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Harrison is "son of Harry". Actor Harrison Ford.


Harrison has 3 variants: Harris, Harriss and Harrisson.

Kreatif forms: Hadrison, Herison, Horison. [more]

pinHow popular is Harrison?

Harrison is a very popular first name for men (#568 out of 1220, Top 47%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#128 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the baby name popularity of Harrison for boys. Harrison entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #116 in the U.S. then, and is at #127 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harrison name in U.S.

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

The only other prominent alternative form of Harrison (#127 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000 is Harris. These boy names reached the top of their popularity during 1880-1889 (usage of 0.7365%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.4365%, 40.7% less), with the version Harris becoming less trendy. Harrison (#127) is the most fashionable birth name among these, with this name undergoing a rebound in popularity. Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Harrison and related names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harrison, Harris in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Garrison. This name tends to be less commonly used than Harrison.