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What does the name "Harris" mean?

Harris (English): Son of Harry

The name "Harris" is of English origin and it means "Son of Harry". It's a name commonly given to boys. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

H is for hardy, can't keep you down!

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for realist, the way you are.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

I is for interest, you show in others.

S is for serious, not always joking.

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

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How popular is the name "Harris" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harris" is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2010. Across the entire United States a total of only 115 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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 south west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Harris

Harris Allan

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


Past life for Harris born Sep 5, 1938

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 Borneo approximately on 825. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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