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Gender: Male Meaning of Harris: "son of Harry" Origin of Harris: English

The name Harris is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Harry". Harris and is often added to lists like Popular English Boys' Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Friends Part 3!".

From the experts:

Harris is your name when Harrison is too much, but Harry isn't enough. It reentered the US Top 1000 for the first time since 1988 in 2016.

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Famous People Named Harris

Harris Yulin, American actor
Harris Glenn Milstead aka Divine, American drag queen and actor
Harris Jayaraj, Indian film composer
Harris Wittels, American actor, writer, and comedian
(Oliver) Harris, German rapper
Harris Kimberly Faulkner (female), American newscaster and host for Fox News Channel
Harris Harper, daughter of American musician Ben Harper

Pop Culture References for the name Harris

Harris, brother of Merida in Pixar's 'Brave;" triplet brothers Hubert and Hamish
Harris Moore aka Comet, superhero in Marvel Comics
Harris, character on British sitcom "Porridge"
Harris Conner Healy, daughter of Darlene and David on TV's "Roseanne" reboot
Harris Manchester College, at University of Oxford
Harris County, Texas, USA

Harrys, Harriss