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Origin and Meaning of Harmony

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  • A user from South Africa says the name Harmony is of Old French origin and means "PEACE".
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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Har"mo*ny
Senses
  1. The just adaptation of parts to each other, in any system or combination of things, or in things intended to form a connected whole; such an agreement between the different parts of a design or composition as to produce unity of effect; as, the harmony of the universe.
  2. Concord or agreement in facts, opinions, manners, interests, etc.; good correspondence; peace and friendship; as, good citizens live in harmony .
  3. A literary work which brings together or arranges systematically parallel passages of historians respecting the same events, and shows their agreement or consistency; as, a harmony of the Gospels.
  4. [Mus]
    1. A succession of chords according to the rules of progression and modulation.
    2. The science which treats of their construction and progression.
      "Ten thousand harps, that tuned Angelic harmonies." [Milton.]
  5. [Anat] See Harmonic suture, under Harmonic.
    synonyms: Harmony Melody.

Usage: Harmony results from the concord of two or more strains or sounds which differ in pitch and quality. Melody denotes the pleasing alternation and variety of musical and measured sounds, as they succeed each other in a single verse or strain.

Etymology: F. harmonie, L. harmonia, Gr. "armoni`a joint, proportion, concord, fr. "armo`s a fitting or joining. See Article

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  1. Compatibility in opinion and action
  2. An agreeable sound property
  3. The structure of music with respect to the composition and progression of chords
  4. Agreement of opinions
  5. A harmonious state of things in general and of their properties (as of colors and sounds); congruity of parts with one another and with the whole
Wiktionary

From harmony.

  1. A female given name.
  2. A male given name.

Blend of Harry +‎ Hermione, based on the common noun harmony.

  1. (fandom slang) The ship of characters Harry Potter and Hermione Granger of the Harry Potter series.

    Notable Persons Named Harmony

    Harmony was born on January 4th, 1973 in Bolinas, California, United States.

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    Harmony Samuels is a pop, hip-hop, r&b, electronic, urban pop, hip hop music, contemporary r&b, electronic dance music, and urban contemporary musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1995. Harmony was born on May 16th, 1980. Harmony is also known as Harmony and H-Money.

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    Harmony Santana is a film actress.

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    Harmony was born in 1976.

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    Harmony Ikande is a soccer player for the FK Sarajevo, A.C. Milan, S.S.D. Monza 1912, U.S. Poggibonsi, Extremadura UD, Budapest Honvéd FC, Budapest Honvéd FC II, Beitar Jerusalem F.C., Hapoel Ashkelon F.C., FC Hoverla Uzhhorod, Hapoel Tel Aviv F.C., Maccabi Yavne F.C., and Nigeria national under-20 f. Harmony was born on September 17th, 1990 in Kano.

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    Harmony was born on February 8th, 1944 in Chicago.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Harmony

    Chuck Harmony is a pop, r&b, soul, rhythm, blues, and soul music musician. He plays Piano, Drums, and Keyboard instrument. His most notable accomplishments were from 2006 to present. Chuck was given the name Charles T. Harmon in East St. Louis, Illinois, United States.

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    Klaus Harmony was a porn music, porn groove, funk, lounge music, europop, disco, and pastiche composer. He plays Rhodes piano, Moog synthesizer, and Clavinet. Klaus was born Klaus Harmony on January 21st, 1941 in Baden. He breathed his last breath on January 21st, 1984.

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    David Butts Harmony is a military person. His military service ended in 1847.

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    Robin was born on October 20th, 1961 in Hershey, Pennsylvania.

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    How popular is the baby name Harmony in the U.S.?

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    Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
    1915 5 5 0
    1921 7 7 0
    1949 7 7 0
    1954 7 7 0
    1956 5 5 0
    1957 8 8 0
    1958 5 5 0
    1959 5 5 0
    1960 6 6 0
    1965 8 8 0
    1966 5 5 0
    1968 6 6 0
    1969 5 5 0
    1970 11 11 0
    1971 16 16 0
    1972 24 24 0
    1973 37 37 0
    1974 83 83 0
    1975 176 176 0
    1976 234 234 0
    1977 211 211 0
    1978 241 241 0
    1979 267 262 5
    1980 215 215 0
    1981 194 194 0
    1982 184 184 0
    1983 158 158 0
    1984 161 161 0
    1985 122 122 0
    1986 107 107 0
    1987 93 93 0
    1988 130 130 0
    1989 99 99 0
    1990 105 105 0
    1991 112 112 0
    1992 123 123 0
    1993 135 135 0
    1994 150 150 0
    1995 155 155 0
    1996 176 176 0
    1997 218 218 0
    1998 220 220 0
    1999 268 268 0
    2000 322 322 0
    2001 365 365 0
    2002 381 381 0
    2003 468 468 0
    2004 492 492 0
    2005 788 788 0
    2006 970 970 0
    2007 1,077 1,077 0
    2008 1,079 1,071 8
    2009 1,294 1,294 0
    2010 1,292 1,292 0
    2011 1,417 1,417 0
    2012 1,620 1,620 0
    2013 1,622 1,616 6
    2014 1,719 1,719 0
    2015 1,751 1,751 0
    2016 1,713 1,713 0
    2017 1,694 1,694 0

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    Ethnicity Distribution

    Ethnicity Harmony U.S.
      White 90.46% 64.26%
      African American 4.36% 11.96%
      Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
      American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
      Two or More Ethnicities 1.45% 1.76%
      Hispanic or Latino 2.90% 16.26%

    Of Last Name Harmony

    People with the last name Harmony are most frequently White

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    Fun Facts about the name Harmony

    • How Popular is the name Harmony? Harmony is the 1,523rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Harmony was the 44,576th most popular name in 2010.
    • How many people with the first name Harmony have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 24,568 babies born with the first name Harmony in the United States. That's more than enough people named Harmony to occupy the territory of British Virgin Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 24,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Harmony? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Harmony first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Harmony is Sunday, June 4th, 1876.
    • What year had the most people named Harmony born? The highest recorded use of the first name Harmony was in 2015 with a total of 1,751 babies. That's a lot of babies named Harmony!
    • Random Harmony Factoid: According to the 2016 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Harmony ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 98 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2016.
    • Weird things about the name Harmony: Your name in reverse order is Ynomrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nyorhma. How do you pronounce that?
    • How many people have the last name Harmony? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 482 people with the last name Harmony.
    • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harmony? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Harmony as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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    • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
    • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
    • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
    • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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