|Number in U.S||👶 81,000|
|Rate in 2021||197|
|Name origin||🌍 English|
The name “ Harrison “ has different meanings in different forms.
Also this name has 2 different origins, Old English and German. The name with Old English origin means “ Army Ruler “ and also the German form of the name has 2 different meanings, one of them is “ Ruler of the household “ and the other one is “ House ruler “. The name “ Harrison “ with English origin refers to a son of Harry and it has been used as a surname.
This is a 3-syllable name and it can be used as a shortened form.
The name “ Harrison “ has been used for girls and boys, but if you consider the impact that gender separation can have on the name selection process, you should select the name only for your baby boy. ( The name “ Harrison “ was the 114th most popular male name and 10165th most popular female name ).
This name has also been used in different forms such as “ Harry “ , “ Harray “ , “ Harri “ , “ Henri “ , “ Henke “ and “ Harris “. The name mentioned could be used as nicknames too.
Since some famous parents selected this name for their babies, it experienced a sudden increase in popularity.
In the year 2016 it ranked 107. Although after some years, its popularity declined, but it has remained in the top 120. As it is illustrated by different resources , the given name is the 11th most popular name and that was at its peak popularity in the year 2017.
At first, this name gained popularity as a surname due to its usage during the previous century, but after some years “ Harrison Ford “ influenced this name’s popularity in a positive way and people considered the name “ Harrison “ as a given name for their babies.
If you are interested in selecting nicknames for your baby, there are other possible nicknames such as, “ Har “ , “ Son “ and “ Sonny “.
Also namesakes could be considered by parents.
“ Harrison Ford “ born in 1942. “ Benjamin Harrison “ born in 1823. “ George Harrison “ born in 1943. “ William Henry Harrison “ born in 1773.
As it is shown by the text above, this name has been used as a surname and given name either for a boy or a girl.
Also if you are planning for your next baby as Harrison’s siblings you can consider the names bellow. ‘’ Hudson ‘’ , ‘’ Henry ‘’ , ‘’ Muson ‘’ for his brothers and ‘’ Harriet ‘’ could be considered as possible choice for Harrison’s sister.