Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Son Of Harry
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Harrison Girl)

In 2017 the name Harrison...

• was given to 3,499 baby boys
• was the 113rd most popular name for baby boys
• was 111% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota
• was least popular in Wyoming, New Mexico, and California
• was about as popular as Nathaniel and Brandon
Babies Named Harrison Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Harrison...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2016
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1977
• is 1246% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 99% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Walker, Kyree, Gunnar, Aspen, Sapphire, Arizona
• has the most opposite popularity history to Michael, Phillip, Joesph, Leslee, Antoinette, Tana
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Harrison Per State
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Geographically the name Harrison...

• 16% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Jameson, Owen, Elliot, Lydia, Eloise, Nora
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Noel, Hector, Fabian, Jazmin, Jaylah, Kimberly
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Harrison by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Harrison are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Harrison will be the only kid named Harrison in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Harrison compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Harrison rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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