Definitions for Harry
This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Harry.
harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provokeverb
annoy continually or chronically
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
make a pillaging or destructive raid on (a place), as in wartimes
Harold or Henry; a nickname.
To bother; to trouble.
We shall harry the enemy at every turn until his morale breaks and he is at our mercy.
A male given name from the Germanic languages, also used as a pet form of Henry and Harold.
Yet weep that Harry's dead, and so will I; / But Harry lives that shall convert those tears / By number into hours of happiness.
A patronymic surname.
Etymology: Medieval English spoken form of Henri.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: harer, French.
Thou must not take my former sharpness ill.
—— I repent me much
That I so harry’d him. William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cleopatra.
Harry is a masculine given name of English origin. It is derived from the Old High German name "Heimirich," which means "ruler of the home" or "ruler of the household." Harry can be both a standalone name or a nickname for the name Harold or Henry.
to strip; to lay waste; as, the Northmen came several times and harried the land
to agitate; to worry; to harrow; to harass
to make a predatory incursion; to plunder or lay waste
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
har′i, v.t. to plunder: to ravage: to destroy: to harass:—pr.p. harr′ying; pa.p. harr′ied.—n. Harr′ier, one who, or that which, harries: a kind of hawk so named from its harrying or destroying small animals.—Harrying, or Harrowing, of hell, the spoiling of hell, the delivery by Christ, upon His descent into hell after the crucifixion, of the souls of patriarchs and prophets there held in bondage by Satan (1 Pet. iii. 19)—a favourite subject of Christian art, and of our own medieval writers of Mysteries. [A.S. hergian, from A.S. here, gen. herg-es, an army; Ger. heer.]
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(See Thomas and Richard.)
Surnames Frequency by Census Records
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Harry is ranked #3802 in terms of the most common surnames in America.
The Harry surname appeared 9,311 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 3 would have the surname Harry.
59% or 5,498 total occurrences were White.
28.6% or 2,664 total occurrences were Black.
3.5% or 327 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
3.1% or 291 total occurrences were Asian.
3% or 286 total occurrences were American Indian or Alaskan Native.
2.6% or 245 total occurrences were of two or more races.
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Harry' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2212
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Harry' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3843
The numerical value of Harry in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of Harry in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
Harry was born into a marriage that was falling apart, and it’s a marriage that played out on the world stage… The dirty laundry is right out there… Then at age 12, he has to walk behind his mother’s coffin in front of 2 billion people watching from around the world. He has to shake the hands of people who are weeping, who haven’t even met his mother. And yet he has to hold it together. Prince Harry (center) with his brother Prince William and father Prince Charles at Princess Diana's funeral. (Reuters) That plays forward to today in terms of why Harry wants to be so protective of Meghan. When the British press were frankly being racist about her arrival to the U.K. and into the royal family, Harry issues a statement essentially saying 'back off.' And they did back off. He couldn’t protect his mother as a 12-year-old boy, but he is determined to protect Meghan. And it comes as no surprise that he and his brother have a big distrust of the media.
Harry Yeah I called her up, she gave me a bunch of crap about me not listening to her, or something, I don't know, I wasn't really paying attention.
Prince Harry tells Oprah that every time Prince Harry'd be on a flight returning to London, Prince Harry was triggered because of what had happened to Prince Harry growing up there, i found Harry's revelation about being triggered every time Prince Harry was about to touch down in London again so striking. Of course, Prince Harry was born into a family where … as the proverbial ‘ spare ’ one would think that he would have more freedom to be the architect of his destiny than William, whose destiny was set from the day he was born.
It can be a bit irritating when someone asks me how the new film's coming along when I haven't worked on Harry Potter for two years. Generally speaking, I have no problem with it. Most actors go through their careers without ever being involved in something so spectacular, so I think it would be a bit ignorant of me to object to being associated with it. Harry Potter is an amazing thing. I'm not just being diplomatic here either. I'm still reminded regularly of what a unique experience it was.
The love that has brought and will bind Prince Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle together has Prince Harry and Meghan Markle source and origin in God, and is the key to life and happiness, and so we celebrate and pray for Prince Harry and Meghan Markle today.
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