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This article is about the name itself. For other uses, see Harry (disambiguation).
|Word/name||Medieval English form of Henry (name)|
|Related names||Henry, Harold, Harris, Harrison, Harriete, Haris (Greek), Charis (Greek), Harilaos (Greek), Charilaos (Greek),Häräy, Gäräy (Tatar) Haruomi (Japanese), Hari (Hindi)|
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The name 'Harry' may originate from Greek name: Haris (χάρις), which means 'virtue'.
Harry can refer to:
- Harry S. Truman (1884-1972), 34th Vice President of the United States of America, under President Franklin D. Roosevelt. Succeeded the Presidency, as the 33rd President of the United States of America, after President Roosevelt's death on April 12, 1945.
- Prince Harry, second son of the Prince of Wales and grandson of Queen Elizabeth II
- Harry Akst (1894-1963), American songwriter
- Harry Alan Towers (1920-2009), British-born radio and independent film producer and screenwriter
- Harry Altham (1888-1965), English cricketer
- Harry Anderson, American actor, writer, director, and magician
- Harry Andrews (1911-1989), English film actor
- Harry Atkinson (1831-1892), tenth Premier of New Zealand
- Harry B. Smith (1860-1936), writer, lyricist, and composer
- Harry Belafonte, American singer, songwriter, actor, and social activist
- Harry Blackmun, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States from 1970 until 1994
- Harry Browne (1933-2006), American writer, politician, and investment analyst
- Harry Danning, nicknamed "Harry the Horse", American major league baseball All Star catcher
- Harry Harris (boxer) ("The Human Hairpin"), American world champion bantamweight
- Harry Houdini, American escapologist and stunt performer
- Harry Krakow ("King Levinsky"), American heavyweight boxer
- Harry Lewis (boxer) ("Harry Besterman"), American world champion welterweight
- Harry Newman, American All-Pro football quarterback
- Harry Styles, British singer in the British-Irish boy band One Direction
- Harry Potter, the titular character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series
- Sheriff Harry S. Truman, a character in the American television series Twin Peaks
- Harry Callahan, a minor character in Diane Duane's Young Wizards series
- Harry, an antagonist in the Home Alone series
- Harry Callahan, Clint Eastwood's character in The Dirty Harry series
- Harry Fisher, a former character in the BBC drama Waterloo Road
- Harry Coleman, a character in the 2003 film Freaky Friday
- Harry Bailey, George Bailey's younger brother in the movie It's A Wonderful Life
- Harry Haller, the main protagonist in Hermann Hesse's Steppenwolf
- Sir Harry Pearce, a character in the BBC spy drama Spooks
- Sir Harry Paget Flashman, main and eponymous character in the "Flashman" series by George MacDonald Fraser (Novels), see, also, "Tom Brown's School Days" by Thomas Hughes (Novel)
- Harry Mason, main protagonist in the 1999 survival horror videogame Silent Hill.
- "Harry". Behind the Name. 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-15.
- Hockings, Paul; Pilot-Raichoor, Christiane (1992), Werner Winter and Richard A. Rhodes, ed., A Badaga-English Dictionary, Trends in Linguistics: Documentation 8, Berlin, Germany: Mouton de Gruyter, p. 47, ISBN 978-3-11-012677-8, OCLC 25963917, retrieved 13 Dec 2011
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