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422k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Harry

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Army Ruler
  • #152 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18802,15862,152#12 boy name
18812,00202,002#12 boy name
18822,246142,232#12 boy name
18832,11662,110#12 boy name
18842,338152,323#12 boy name
18852,209112,198#12 boy name
18862,272152,257#12 boy name
18872,070132,057#12 boy name
18882,772132,759#9 boy name
18892,56452,559#8 boy name
18902,357122,345#10 boy name
18912,14192,132#9 boy name
18922,471112,460#9 boy name
18932,264192,245#10 boy name
18942,199102,189#10 boy name
18952,143152,128#12 boy name
18962,102112,091#11 boy name
18971,88891,879#13 boy name
18982,13452,129#12 boy name
18991,73201,732#13 boy name
19002,27972,272#13 boy name
19011,60281,594#13 boy name
19021,761111,750#13 boy name
19031,65691,647#13 boy name
19041,73191,722#13 boy name
19051,631121,619#14 boy name
19061,645141,631#14 boy name
19071,824111,813#14 boy name
19081,94171,934#14 boy name
19091,93391,924#14 boy name
19101,98791,978#16 boy name
19112,550122,538#13 boy name
19124,648244,624#16 boy name
19135,480225,458#15 boy name
19146,612246,588#19 boy name
19158,497278,470#19 boy name
19168,523478,476#19 boy name
19178,891358,856#19 boy name
19189,939429,897#20 boy name
19199,028398,989#20 boy name
19209,456479,409#21 boy name
19219,785549,731#21 boy name
19229,123439,080#22 boy name
19239,314529,262#22 boy name
19249,154439,111#22 boy name
19258,658458,613#23 boy name
19268,260528,208#25 boy name
19278,073578,016#25 boy name
19287,669607,609#26 boy name
19297,196607,136#27 boy name
19306,889446,845#28 boy name
19316,074356,039#30 boy name
19325,743405,703#32 boy name
19335,166285,138#35 boy name
19345,114205,094#36 boy name
19355,086335,053#37 boy name
19364,953244,929#39 boy name
19374,835234,812#41 boy name
19384,841194,822#44 boy name
19394,678164,662#45 boy name
19404,694174,677#47 boy name
19415,079255,054#48 boy name
19425,646205,626#48 boy name
19435,742235,719#50 boy name
19445,499225,477#49 boy name
19455,673215,652#47 boy name
19466,051236,028#50 boy name
19476,527156,512#54 boy name
19485,965205,945#57 boy name
19495,558165,542#59 boy name
19505,392185,374#61 boy name
19515,318155,303#70 boy name
19525,007164,991#75 boy name
19534,582134,569#83 boy name
19544,373154,358#86 boy name
19554,148164,132#89 boy name
19563,937153,922#95 boy name
19573,810153,795#100 boy name
19583,605163,589
19593,293153,278
19603,037213,016
19612,760192,741
19622,63682,628
19632,507122,495
19642,412112,401
19652,123102,113
19662,00391,994
19671,887111,876
19681,790121,778
19691,638111,627
19701,709111,698
19711,53781,529
19721,345131,332
19731,21071,203
19741,095151,080
19751,085131,072
197697710967
19779589949
197892311912
19799239914
19808668858
19818415836
19827768768
198376411753
19847347727
19857888780
19866770677
19877145709
19886788670
19897460746
19906260626
19916330633
19926440644
19935670567
19945500550
19955070507
19964820482
19974490449
19984790479
19994600460
20004380438
20014540454
20024370437
20034460446
20044460446
20054590459
20064140414
20074450445
20083790379
20093840384
20103640364
20113240324
20123240324
20133280328
20143350335

Want to know about the populiarty of Harry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 421,815 babies born with the name Harry in the United States. That's more than enough Harries to occupy the country of Malta with an estimated population of 417,617 (as of December 31, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 2,158 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Harry" was in 1918 with a total of 9,897 babies. (That's a lot of baby Harries)

According to the 1943 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harry" ranks #20 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 26 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1943. Across the entire United States a total of 5,742 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 "Harry" mean?

Harry (English): Army Ruler

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

H is for heart, warm and loving.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for realist, the way you are.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Yrrah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rhary". 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 Harry popular?



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

Celebrities named Harry

Cliff Richard

Cliff Richard is a musician, actor, and philanthropist specializing in skiffle, rock and roll, pop, pop rock, ccm music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1958 to present. Cliff was born in 1940 as Harry Rodger Webb in Lucknow, United Provinces, British India.

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Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr. is a singer, pianist, composer/arranger, and actor specializing in swing, traditional pop, big band, and jazz-funk music with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1977 to present. Harry was born in 1967 as Joseph Harry Fowler Connick, Jr..

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Harry Houdini

Harry Houdini is an illusionist, magician, escapologist, and stunt performer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1891 to 1926. Harry was born in 1874 as Erik Weisz in Budapest, Austria-Hungary.

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Bing Crosby

Bing Crosby is a singer and actor specializing in traditional pop, popular music, jazz, and vocal music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1926 to 1977. Bing was born in 1903 as Harry Lillis Crosby, Jr. in Tacoma, Washington, U.S.

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Harry Belafonte

Harry Belafonte is a singer-songwriter, actor, and social activist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1947 to present. Harry was born in 1927 as Harold George Bellanfanti, Jr. in Harlem, Manhattan, New York New York, U.S.

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Harry Hamlin

Harry Hamlin is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1976 to present. Harry was born in 1951 as Harry Robinson Hamlin in Pasadena, California, U.S.

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Past life for Harry born Aug 8, 1981

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 Yukon approximately on 1275. Your profession was preacher, publisher, and scribbler of ancient inscriptions.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Harry

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