Meaning:home ruler


Pronunciation:hah ree

Variations:Hari, Harri, Harie, Harrie

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About Harry

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Harry is a perfect name for those parents looking for a traditional name with a royal background for a baby boy.

Detailed Meaning

Harry originated as a pet form of Henry, but has long since been a name in its own right. Since the publication of J.K. Rowling’s first Harry Potter book in 1997, the name has grown in popularity.

Famous People With This Name

Harry Styles is a British singer and was one fifth of the British boy band, One Direction. Prince Harry is the second child of Prince Charles and Princess Diana, grandson of Queen Victoria and brother to Prince William. Harry S. Truman was 33rd president of the United States.

Possible Nicknames

One possible nickname for Harry is Hal.

Related Names

Alternative spellings include: Hari, Harie, Harri, Harrie

Stories Featuring This Name

Harry Potter is the protagonist of the famous book and film series by J K Rowling. Harry Bright is a character in the musical film, “Mamma Mia,” played by Colin Firth. Harry Callahan is the main character of the “Dirty Harry” film series, played by Clint Eastwood.

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