HARRY
GENDER: Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: HER-ee, HAR-ee   [key]
Meaning & History
Medieval English form of HENRY. In modern times it is used as a diminutive of both Henry and HAROLD. A famous bearer was American president Harry S. Truman (1884-1972). It is also the name of the boy wizard in J. K. Rowling's 'Harry Potter' series of books, first released in 1997.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Hank, Henry
DIMINUTIVES: Hal, Hank
OTHER LANGUAGES: Heimirich, Heinrich, Henricus (Ancient Germanic), Hereweald (Anglo-Saxon), Henrik (Armenian), Endika (Basque), Enric (Catalan), Henrik (Croatian), Jindřich, Hynek (Czech), Henrik, Henning (Danish), Hendrik, Henricus, Heike, Heiko, Hein, Henk, Hennie, Henny, Rik (Dutch), Hendrik (Estonian), Harri, Henri, Henrikki, Heikki (Finnish), Henri, Enzo (French), Heike, Heiko (Frisian), Anri (Georgian), Heinrich, Hendrik, Henrik, Heiner, Heinz, Henning (German), Henrik (Hungarian), Hinrik (Icelandic), Anraí, Einrí (Irish), Aroldo, Enrico, Arrigo, Enzo, Rico (Italian), Henrikas, Herkus (Lithuanian), Hinrich, Heike, Heiko (Low German), Herry (Medieval English), Henrik, Henning (Norwegian), Henryk (Polish), Haroldo, Henrique (Portuguese), Eanraig, Hendry (Scottish), Henrich (Slovak), Henrik (Slovene), Enrique, Haroldo, Quique (Spanish), Henrik, Henning (Swedish), Harri (Welsh)
Popularity
United States  ranked #707 
England/Wales  ranked #1 
Australia (NSW)  ranked #28 
Ireland  ranked #7 
New Zealand  ranked #39 
Northern Ireland  ranked #4 
Scotland  ranked #10 
Sweden  ranked #58