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

From an English surname that meant "son of Harry". This was the surname of two American presidents, William Henry Harrison (1773-1841) and his grandson Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901). As a given name it reached a low point in America in 1977 before it was revived by the career of actor Harrison Ford (1942-), who starred in such movies as Star Wars in 1977 and Indiana Jones in 1984.

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Entry updated January 21, 2022