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The name Harrison has the following meaning:

The son of Harry.
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Harrison is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 207 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Harrison fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 23 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 242 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Harrison in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Harrison is pronounced as hair-ih-sun


Harrison originates from the English language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Harrison and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Harrison: Boys - Anson, Baxter, Benny, Bryson, Butler, Dawson, Dillard, Edmund, Freeman, Harris, Jamison, Jaquan, Jimmy, Kingston, Latrell, Lawton, Norwin, Olen, Pierce, Ples, Presley, Girls - Ceola, Dasia, Ebony, Elizebeth, Georgia, Geri, Jailene, Jenna, Marybeth, Scarlett, Both genders - Darian, Farris, Fleming, Hayden, Nancy


Popular Variants for the name Harrison: Harris


Common nicknames for the name Harrison are: Harry


We think the name Harrison should fall under the following style category: Last Names.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Harrison to be: Funny, poised and stylish chap

In one word, you might describe Harrison as a(n) "stylish" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Harrison (or its variants) are:

Harrison Schmitt, born on 3 July, a famous geologist. Harrison Schmitt's background: An American geologist, a former NASA astronaut and a one-term U.S. Senator. He is the twelfth person to walk on the Moon; as of 2007, of the nine living moonwalkers, he and his crewmate Eugene Andrew Cernan were the last two to walk there.

Harrison Ford, born on 13 July, a famous actor. Harrison Ford's background: A BAFTA- and Academy Award-nominated, as well as Golden Globe-winning, American actor. Ford is best known for his performances as the tough, wisecracking space pilot Han Solo in the Star Wars Saga and as the adventurous archaeologist and action hero Dr. Henry 'Indiana' Jones Jr. in the Indiana Jones film series.

Harrison E. Salisbury, born on 14 November, a famous media personality. Harrison E. Salisbury's background: An American journalist, was the first regular New York Times correspondent in Moscow after World War II. He was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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