Name Harry Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Harry


Harry is a ♂ boy’s name.

What is the origin of the name Harry?

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

What does the name Harry mean?

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

Pronunciation of Harry

Variants of the name Harry


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Popularity of the name Harry

The name Harry is ranked #1315 overall.

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