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Harrison

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 65 0 65
1881 61 0 61
1882 76 0 76
1883 61 0 61
1884 63 0 63
1885 45 0 45
1886 77 0 77
1887 99 0 99
1888 400 0 400 #52 boy name
1889 288 0 288 #68 boy name
1890 156 0 156
1891 106 0 106
1892 158 0 158
1893 120 0 120
1894 85 0 85
1895 81 0 81
1896 79 0 79
1897 69 0 69
1898 83 0 83
1899 54 0 54
1900 69 0 69
1901 44 0 44
1902 53 0 53
1903 47 0 47
1904 46 0 46
1905 56 0 56
1906 44 0 44
1907 55 0 55
1908 59 0 59
1909 57 0 57
1910 95 0 95
1911 82 0 82
1912 170 0 170
1913 197 0 197
1914 262 0 262
1915 313 0 313
1916 298 0 298
1917 320 0 320
1918 372 0 372
1919 322 0 322
1920 407 0 407
1921 349 0 349
1922 374 0 374
1923 366 5 361
1924 333 0 333
1925 349 0 349
1926 307 5 302
1927 293 0 293
1928 274 0 274
1929 223 0 223
1930 246 5 241
1931 226 0 226
1932 252 0 252
1933 234 0 234
1934 202 0 202
1935 200 0 200
1936 181 0 181
1937 211 0 211
1938 216 0 216
1939 202 0 202
1940 179 0 179
1941 177 0 177
1942 211 0 211
1943 233 0 233
1944 179 0 179
1945 224 0 224
1946 196 0 196
1947 263 0 263
1948 240 0 240
1949 231 0 231
1950 217 0 217
1951 217 0 217
1952 228 0 228
1953 219 0 219
1954 205 0 205
1955 190 0 190
1956 190 0 190
1957 200 0 200
1958 178 0 178
1959 190 0 190
1960 175 0 175
1961 140 0 140
1962 168 0 168
1963 158 0 158
1964 132 0 132
1965 117 0 117
1966 130 0 130
1967 133 0 133
1968 111 0 111
1969 118 0 118
1970 121 0 121
1971 99 0 99
1972 120 5 115
1973 123 6 117
1974 107 0 107
1975 111 0 111
1976 103 0 103
1977 78 0 78
1978 99 0 99
1979 104 0 104
1980 135 0 135
1981 140 0 140
1982 201 0 201
1983 226 0 226
1984 227 5 222
1985 414 0 414
1986 463 0 463
1987 598 6 592
1988 699 6 693
1989 884 0 884
1990 928 0 928
1991 984 0 984
1992 1,019 0 1,019
1993 1,035 6 1,029
1994 1,340 9 1,331
1995 1,360 0 1,360
1996 1,487 9 1,478
1997 1,836 12 1,824
1998 1,913 10 1,903
1999 1,933 8 1,925
2000 1,989 8 1,981
2001 1,803 5 1,798
2002 1,866 0 1,866
2003 1,704 7 1,697
2004 1,742 14 1,728
2005 1,717 0 1,717
2006 1,568 11 1,557
2007 1,653 0 1,653
2008 1,742 7 1,735
2009 1,472 8 1,464
2010 1,502 11 1,491
2011 1,837 9 1,828
2012 2,137 15 2,122
2013 2,521 15 2,506
2014 3,209 11 3,198
2015 3,322 6 3,316

Want to know about the popularity of the Harrison baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 66,852 babies born with the name Harrison in the United States. That's more than enough Harrisons to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 65 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Harrison" was in 2015 with a total of 3,316 babies. (That's a lot of baby Harrisons)

According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harrison" ranks #90 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Indiana. Imagine that, 99 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2013. Across the entire United States a total of 2,521 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Harrison popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Harrison" mean? The list below shows the origins of Harrison as well as things modernly associated with the name Harrison such as celebrities named Harrison.

Origin and Meaning of Harrison

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

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
  2. 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)
  3. English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
  4. English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)

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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Other Inspirations for the Name Harrison

Harrison Barnes
Harrison Bergeron
Harrison Smith
Harrison Wells
Harrison Twins
Harrison Lee Riley
Harrison Hall Hotel

Alternative Meanings

H is for happiness, you always bring.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

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

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

S is for special, you are, you know!

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

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

Past life for Harrison born Feb 5, 1964

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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 New Guinea approximately on 1575. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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