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14k
in the U.S.
since 1880

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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
188018018
188115015
188216016
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188420020
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191151051
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19131200120
19141436137
19151960196
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19171827175
19182395234
19192010201
19202260226
19212450245
19222330233
19232300230
19242240224
19252120212
19262130213
19272110211
19282250225
19292130213
19301820182
19311820182
19321550155
19331740174
19341680168
19351810181
19361420142
19371580158
19381440144
19391430143
19401580158
19411500150
19421750175
19431600160
19441570157
19451800180
19461610161
19471900190
19481660166
19491690169
19501720172
19511360136
19521440144
19531560156
19541410141
19551370137
19561320132
19571240124
19581120112
19591070107
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196399099
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196567067
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196775075
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197981081
198048048
198174074
198262062
198357057
198468068
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198672072
198781081
198899099
19891040104
199099099
19911100110
19921155110
19931150115
19941030103
19951180118
19961020102
19971227115
199814210132
19991417134
20001320132
20011405135
20021430143
20031457138
20041375132
20051160116
20061426136
20071587151
20081390139
20091210121
20101150115
20111259116
20121390139
20131609151
20141815176

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 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harris" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 17 babies in California 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.

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 hand, that you always give.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for realist, the way you are.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

S is for sweetheart, you really are!

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

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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 midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Harris

Harris Allan

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

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Past life for Harris born Nov 20, 1984

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 Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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