Harrison Name Meaning & Origin

Harrison

Pronunciation: HA-ri-sən (key)

Origin of the name Harrison:

Transferred use of the surname originating in the Middle Ages as a patronymic meaning "son of Henry" or "son of Harry."

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Hal, Harry, Henry

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Nicknames for Harrison

Harry
Hank
Sonny
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Meanings and history of the name Harrison
Famous real-life people named Harrison

Harrison Ford, actor
George Harrison, Beatle
Rex Harrison, actor
Benjamin Harrison V, signer of the Declaration of Independence
William Henry Harrison, 9th President of the United States
Benjamin Harrison, 23rd President of the United States
(also the grandson of William Henry and great-grandson of Benjamin V)

Harrison in song, story & screen

Harrison Davies, character from the Short-lived TV show Tru Calling
The son of Dexter Morgan on the T.V show Dexter
Harrison Wells is a character in the TV series, The Flash
Harrison Wright, character from the TV show, Scandal

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