Meaning The son of Harry, this being the English attempt at pronouncing the French Henri. Thus Harry is not a nickname of Henry, but the English representative form. Hence the endless Harrisons, not Henrysons. All English kings were popularly known as Harry in their own times. The practice of styling them Henry is quite modern. The feminine Henrietta dates only from the Stuart period, while Harriot or Harriet was in use early enough to become a last name. The first Harry was born on English ground, and for that reason was more favourably regarded than the Conqueror's elder son. It is interesting to note that Hanry was a common early form of entry, being a kind of half-stage between French Henri and English Harry.
The son of Henry.
Origin English, Jewish, Spanish, Native American, Irish, Falkland, Maori, South african

Rank 128 (2000 US census) 115 (1990 US census)
Count 175,577 (2000 US census)

Race / ethnic distribution

The 2000 US Census claims that
  • 71%, or 124660 total occurrences, of those with this family name identified themselves as being white,
  • 23.76%, or 41717 total occurrences, as black,
  • 0.42%, or 737 total occurrences, as Asian and Pacific Islander,
  • 1.35%, or 2370 total occurrences, as American Indian and Native Alaskan,
  • 1.69%, or 2967 total occurrences, as two or more races, and
  • 1.78%, or 3125 total occurrences, as Hispanic ethnic origin.

Scottish surnames

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In very few instances the names were considered before the eleventh century. They became significantly better known only since the thirteen century.
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