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pinWhat does Harry mean?

Harry /har-ry/ as a boys' name is pronounced HARE-ee. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Harry is "home leader".

The English version of Henri. The name is used as a nickname of Henry and Harold. American use may be homage to President Harry S Truman. Fictional character Harry Potter has also influenced the name. Prince Henry of Wales is widely known as Harry. Actor Harry Belafonte; American Supreme Court Justice Harry A. Blackmun; magician Harry Houdini.


Harry has 3 variants: Hal, Harrie and Heimrich.

Harry has 27 more relations via Harold, Henry: Anrai, Arry, Einri, Garald, Garold, Hank, Harald, Haralds, Harolda, Haroldo, Harrell, Harri, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Heinz, Henk, Henri, Henrik, Henryk, Heriot, Herlad, Herold, Herrick, Herrior, Herrold and Herryck.

Harry has 1 feminine form: Harriet.

Kreatif forms: Hariah, Hazry, Hory. [more]

pinHow popular is Harry?

Harry is a very prominent first name for men (#70 out of 1220, Top 6%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#3703 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name popularity of Harry for boys. Harry reached its apex position of #11 in the U.S. during the years 1890-1899, and is at #714 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Henry (#33 2 years ago), Hank (#602), Harold (#828), Henrik (#863), Hal, Henri and Garold are the popular related forms of Harry (#714 2 years ago). Other forms, like Harrell, are uncommon. These relations of Harry were favored as birth names during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4778%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.245%, 48.7%), with the forms Harry, Harold and Hal becoming less stylish. Henry has been the most well-known version, although Hank appears to be gaining popularity too. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Harry and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harry, Garold, Hal, Hank, Harold in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Henri, Henrik, Henry in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Harry is alike in pronunciation to Hairo, Hari and Horry. Other recommended similar baby names are Barry, Darry, Garry, Hardy, Harly, Harvy, Larry and Parry. These names tend to be less commonly used than Harry.