Name Harry – origin and meaning

Harry is a male name.

Origin of Harry

Harry is originally an English medieval form of Henry, today it is also a diminutive of Harold and other names beginning with “Har-“.

Meaning of Harry

Harry means “home ruler” (from Germanic “hagan” = enclosure or “heim” = home + “rihhi” = rich/powerful) and descending from Harold, it means “leader of the army” (from Old English “here” = army + “weald” = power/ruler/leader).

Pronunciation of Harry

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