Meaning:Son of Harry


Pronunciation:HAH risson

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About Harrison

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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.

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