Harrison

Gender:boy

Meaning:Son of Harry

Origin:English

Pronunciation:HAH risson

Variations:-Coming Soon-

Browse names by first letter:


...

About Harrison

Go back to names list

Harrison is ranked in the top 40 names in the UK, so it is obviously a very popular name for boys. This is a good choice for parents looking for something traditional and timeless.

Detailed Meaning

Harrison originated as a surname, meaning ‘son of Harry.’

Famous People With This Name

Famous Harrisons include Harrison Ford, the American actor best known for his role as Han Solo in the original “Star Wars” trilogy and for playing the titular character in “Indiana Jones,” Harrison Salisbury was a famous American journalist who worked at “The New York Times” and Harrison Barnes is an American NBA basketball player.

Possible Nicknames

Possible nicknames include Harris and Harry. Alternatively, parents can also try Son or even Sonny.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include Harrison and Harrysson. Of course, it is also close related to the name Harry.

Stories Featuring This Name

Harrison Bergeron is a fictional character from the short story of the same name by Kurt Vonnegut.

You might also be interested in:

Looking for middle name? How about:

Top 10 names also beginning with 'H':

Name Gender Rank Meaning
Name Gender Rank Meaning
Harry Boy 3 home ruler Facts
Henry Boy 13 Ruler of the home Facts
Harper Boy 27 Harp player Facts
Harrison Boy 34 Son of Harry Facts
Hunter Boy 44 hunter Facts
Harriet Girl 45 Ruler of the home Facts
Hugo Boy 53 Mind; spirit; heart Facts
Holly Girl 57 holly Facts
Hannah Girl 62 Favoured by God Facts
Harley Boy 64 Clearing of stones Facts

Check out our great content

Follow Us on Social

Make an Account With Us!

Make a BabyNames.co.uk account to save your favourite names

Get our book