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ˈhær ə sənhar·ri·son

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Harrison.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Harrison, Rex Harrison, Sir Rex Harrison, Reginald Carey Harrisonnoun

    English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)

  2. Harrison, George Harrisonnoun

    English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)

  3. Harrison, Benjamin Harrison, President Harrison, President Benjamin Harrisonnoun

    23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)

  4. Harrison, William Henry Harrison, President Harrison, President William Henry Harrisonnoun

    9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)


  1. Harrisonnoun

    A town in Arkansas.

  2. Harrisonnoun

    derived from the surname.


  1. harrison

    Harrison is typically a masculine given name and can also be used as a surname. It originates from English language, literally meaning "son of Harry". It can refer to various personalities, places, and things, depending on the context. Some famous people with the name Harrison include Harrison Ford, an American actor, and George Harrison, a member of The Beatles.


  1. Harrison

    Harrison is a town in Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the town's population was 13,620, reflecting an decline of 804 from the 14,424 counted in the 2000 Census, which had in turn increased by 999 from the 13,425 counted in the 1990 Census. The town is a suburb of the nearby city of Newark, New Jersey.

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Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Harrison is ranked #141 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Harrison surname appeared 181,091 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 61 would have the surname Harrison.

    68.6% or 124,337 total occurrences were White.
    24.4% or 44,277 total occurrences were Black.
    2.7% or 4,889 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2.2% or 4,111 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.3% or 2,517 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
    0.5% or 942 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harrison in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Harrison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Harrison in a Sentence

  1. Owen Gleiberman:

    Harrison Ford as the President of the United States in Air Force One is such a perfect piece of casting that it's once a fantasy and a joke The joke is how perfect the fantasy is.

  2. Samuel Pepys:

    I went out to Charing Cross to see Major General Harrison hanged, drawn, and quartered; which was done there, he looking as cheerful as any man could in that condition.

  3. Bidwell Smith:

    There was a lot of sadness, but they know we don’t live forever. Angela Pelosi-Harrison was a Christian and so Angela Pelosi-Harrison told all the kids Angela Pelosi-Harrison was headed for heaven, it seemed to put all of them at ease to think that Angela Pelosi-Harrison would live on happily elsewhere. Tap into Outside Support Turning to family and friends is valuable for the grieving adult child, but Bidwell Smith also suggests seeing a therapist who specializes in grief or using support groups to help cope with the loss.She also recommends the book.

  4. Tim Young:

    Chris Harrison stepped aside and allowed Chris Harrison to be canceled by it. Chris Harrison shouldn't have, chris Harrison should have forced them to fire Chris Harrison publicly and make a statement about it and then fight back against it. But instead Chris Harrison's OK with being canceled for pointing out a nuance of cancel culture, not for supporting what this woman did. That's the most ridiculous part of the whole thing.

  5. Karen Zanders:

    Dylan Harrison was a husband, Dylan Harrison and, more importantly, Dylan Harrison was the father of a 6-month-old boy, dylan Harrison life was taken from Dylan Harrison for simply doing Dylan Harrison job.

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