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

Harris Origin and Meaning

The name Harris is a boy's name of English origin meaning "son of Harry".

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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Pop Culture References for the name Harris

Harrys, Harriss


Guest Says:


Yes her first name was Harris. eww!!

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


It was her first name? And not her last name or anything? Yikes!

Guest Says:


For whatever reason I'm watching Fox News, I just saw Harris on a grown woman reporter. Ewww.

Emilia elena Says:


I love this name. Harris it's just simple, strong, solid (and everything else I agree with robisonga). I have a son Harris Christopher and expecting 2 more twins boy & girl (Christian Anthony and Antonia middle name?)

lillian85 Says:


It sounds a little like someone mispronouncing "heiress" when said aloud, but I still love this name

robisonga Says:


I love Harris. Strong, masculine, and smart. It's a solid name.