Name: Harrison

Origin and Meaning of the Name Harrison

  • Meaning:
    Son of Harris
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (HAYR ih son)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Harrison)
  • Rating:
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Miscellaneous Info for Harrison

  • Categories:
  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Harrison is a common surname - examples of bearers include Beatle George Harrison and US Presidents William Henry and Benjamin Harrison, who were grandfather and grandson.

    It is the first name of actor Harrison Ford, and Harrison Schmitt was one of the last men to walk on the moon.

    It was the 36th most popular name in England and Wales in 2006, and featured in the Australian top 30.

Similar Names to Harrison for Boys & Girls

Popularity Rank of Harrison (US top 1000 names since 1880)

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Harrison - Rankings by Year

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(Source: U.S. SSA)
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