The medieval English variation of Henry. The shortened form of Harrison. The name peaked before the turn of the 20th century, but will certainly not fade away due to its many namesakes. Known for Dirty Harry Callahan, the fictional police detective played by Clint Eastwood in a series of films released during the 1970s and 1980s. Another namesake, Prince Henry of Wales, commonly known as Prince Harry, is third in line to the British throne. J.K. Rowling's fictional wizard, Harry Potter, has also greatly influenced the name. , Home ruler

Old German
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