[ 2 syll. har-ris, ha-rr-is ] The baby boy name Harris is pronounced as HHEY-R-ihS- †. Harris is primarily used in the English language and it is also of English origin. The first name is from the surname, which is in turn derived from the first name Harry.
In addition, Harris is a short form of the English name Harrison.
Harris is also a form of the English name Harry.
Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of the name Harris.
See also the related category english.
Harris is uncommon as a baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1908, 0.023% of baby boys were given the name Harris. Its ranking then was #376. The baby name has since dropped out of favor, and is now of irregular use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Harris, Harrison was the most frequently used.
Baby names that sound like Harris include Harac, Harack, Harak, Hargus, Haris, Hariss, Harjas, Harriss, Harrys, Harryss, Harsa, Harsha, Harukee, Harukey, Haruky, Harwick, Harwig, Harwik, Harwyck, and Harwyk.
† Pronunciation for Harris: HH as in "he (HH.IY)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)"