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Harris

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Harry
  • #1951 All Time
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How popular is the name "Harris" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 18 0 18
1881 15 0 15
1882 16 0 16
1883 15 0 15
1884 20 0 20
1885 14 0 14
1886 19 0 19
1887 12 0 12
1888 27 0 27
1889 31 0 31
1890 17 0 17
1891 26 0 26
1892 28 0 28
1893 18 0 18
1894 22 0 22
1895 22 0 22
1896 27 0 27
1897 26 0 26
1898 25 0 25
1899 20 0 20
1900 33 0 33
1901 11 0 11
1902 26 0 26
1903 21 0 21
1904 18 0 18
1905 26 0 26
1906 31 0 31
1907 26 0 26
1908 38 0 38
1909 40 0 40
1910 33 0 33
1911 51 0 51
1912 83 0 83
1913 120 0 120
1914 143 6 137
1915 196 0 196
1916 203 0 203
1917 182 7 175
1918 239 5 234
1919 201 0 201
1920 226 0 226
1921 245 0 245
1922 233 0 233
1923 230 0 230
1924 224 0 224
1925 212 0 212
1926 213 0 213
1927 211 0 211
1928 225 0 225
1929 213 0 213
1930 182 0 182
1931 182 0 182
1932 155 0 155
1933 174 0 174
1934 168 0 168
1935 181 0 181
1936 142 0 142
1937 158 0 158
1938 144 0 144
1939 143 0 143
1940 158 0 158
1941 150 0 150
1942 175 0 175
1943 160 0 160
1944 157 0 157
1945 180 0 180
1946 161 0 161
1947 190 0 190
1948 166 0 166
1949 169 0 169
1950 172 0 172
1951 136 0 136
1952 144 0 144
1953 156 0 156
1954 141 0 141
1955 137 0 137
1956 132 0 132
1957 124 0 124
1958 112 0 112
1959 107 0 107
1960 106 0 106
1961 86 0 86
1962 82 0 82
1963 99 0 99
1964 78 0 78
1965 67 0 67
1966 82 0 82
1967 75 0 75
1968 60 0 60
1969 58 0 58
1970 66 0 66
1971 60 0 60
1972 71 0 71
1973 66 0 66
1974 61 0 61
1975 70 0 70
1976 49 0 49
1977 63 0 63
1978 64 0 64
1979 81 0 81
1980 48 0 48
1981 74 0 74
1982 62 0 62
1983 57 0 57
1984 68 0 68
1985 78 0 78
1986 72 0 72
1987 81 0 81
1988 99 0 99
1989 104 0 104
1990 99 0 99
1991 110 0 110
1992 115 5 110
1993 115 0 115
1994 103 0 103
1995 118 0 118
1996 102 0 102
1997 122 7 115
1998 142 10 132
1999 141 7 134
2000 132 0 132
2001 140 5 135
2002 143 0 143
2003 145 7 138
2004 137 5 132
2005 116 0 116
2006 142 6 136
2007 158 7 151
2008 139 0 139
2009 121 0 121
2010 115 0 115
2011 125 9 116
2012 139 0 139
2013 160 9 151
2014 181 5 176

Want to know about the populiarty of Harris? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,474 babies born with the name Harris in the United States. That's more than enough Harris to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 18 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Harris" was in 1921 with a total of 245 babies.

According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harris" is not a popular baby boy's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 1995. Across the entire United States a total of only 118 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Harris popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Harris in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Harris" mean? The list below shows the origins of Harris as well as things modernly associated with the name Harris such as celebrities named Harris.

English

Origin and Meaning of Harris

The name "Harris" is of English origin, and it means "Son of Harry". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Harris Allan

Harris was born in 1985 in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada.

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Alternative Meanings

H is for hero, as you appear to many.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

Your name in reverse order is "Sirrah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Arsihr". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Harris born Aug 3, 2015

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of North of Latin America approximately on 800. Your profession was warrior, hunter, fisherman, and executor of sacrifices.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. You should develop your talent for love, happiness and enthusiasm and to distribute these feelings to all people.

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