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Gender Masculine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. HAR-i-sən
, HER-i-sən
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Meaning & History

From an English surname which meant "son of HARRY". This was the surname of two American presidents, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and his grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901). The actor Harrison Ford (1942-), who starred in such movies as 'Star Wars' and 'Indiana Jones', is a famous bearer.

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