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64k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Harrison

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Son of Harry
  • #837 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
188065065
188161061
188276076
188361061
188463063
188545045
188677077
188799099
18884000400#52 boy name
18892880288#68 boy name
18901560156
18911060106
18921580158
18931200120
189485085
189581081
189679079
189769069
189883083
189954054
190069069
190144044
190253053
190347047
190446046
190556056
190644044
190755055
190859059
190957057
191095095
191182082
19121700170
19131970197
19142620262
19153130313
19162980298
19173200320
19183720372
19193220322
19204070407
19213490349
19223740374
19233665361
19243330333
19253490349
19263075302
19272940294
19282740274
19292230223
19302455240
19312260226
19322520252
19332340234
19342020202
19352000200
19361810181
19372110211
19382160216
19392020202
19401790179
19411770177
19422110211
19432330233
19441790179
19452240224
19461960196
19472630263
19482400240
19492310231
19502170217
19512170217
19522290229
19532190219
19542040204
19551900190
19561900190
19572000200
19581780178
19591900190
19601750175
19611400140
19621680168
19631580158
19641320132
19651170117
19661300130
19671330133
19681110111
19691170117
19701210121
197199099
19721205115
19731236117
19741080108
19751110111
19761030103
197778078
197899099
19791040104
19801350135
19811400140
19822010201
19832260226
19842275222
19854140414
19864630463
19875986592
19886996693
19898840884
19909280928
19919820982
19921,01901,019
19931,03561,029
19941,34091,331
19951,36001,360
19961,48791,478
19971,836121,824
19981,913101,903
19991,93381,925
20001,98981,981
20011,80351,798
20021,86601,866
20031,70471,697
20041,742141,728
20051,71701,717
20061,568111,557
20071,65301,653
20081,74271,735
20091,47281,464
20101,501111,490
20111,83691,827
20122,137152,122
20132,517152,502
20143,195113,184

Want to know about the populiarty of Harrison? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63,508 babies born with the name Harrison in the United States. That's more than enough Harrisons to occupy the territory of Guernsey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 62,431 (as of March 31, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 65 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Harrison" was in 2014 with a total of 3,184 babies. (That's a lot of baby Harrisons)

According to the 2014 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harrison" ranks #74 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, 101 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2014. Across the entire United States a total of 3,195 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Harrison" mean?

Harrison (English): Son of Harry

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

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

S is for scholar, the brilliant in you.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Your name in reverse order is "Nosirrah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rorsnhia". 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.

Where is the name Harrison popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Harrison in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Harrison

Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford is an actor and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1966 to present. Harrison was born in 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

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Past life for Harrison born Sep 8, 1954

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Portugal approximately on 1625. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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