Harris

Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HER-is
Meaning
Ruler of the house

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Harris is derived from Harry, itself a medieval form of Henry. Henry originates in Germanic languages and means "ruler of the house". It has been one of the most popular masculine given names over centuries, and in different spellings all over the world. It was a favorite name in royal circles, given to numerous kings of England, France and Castile, as well as to six Holy Roman Emperors. More recently, the famous bearers include Henry James, a British writer, and Henry Ford, the founder of the Ford Motor Company. Henry functions as a surname as well, mainly in French language.

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'Harris' in Movies

Poldark

Harris Pascoe

Mad Men

Joan Harris

Roseanne

Jackie Harris

True Detective

Mrs. Harris

Instinct

Sgt. Kanter Harris

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Xander Harris

Ant-Man (2015)

(as Tip 'T.I.' Harris)

All the Money in the World (2017)

Gail Harris

Victorious

Andre Harris

EuroTrip (2004)

Cooper Harris

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