Harry (name)

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Gender Male
Word/name Medieval English form of Henry (name)
Other names
Related names Henry, Harold, Harris, Harrison, Harriete, Haris (Greek), Charis (Greek), Harilaos (Greek), Charilaos (Greek), Häräy, Gäräy (Tatar), Haruomi (Japanese), Hari (Hindi), Harri (Finnish/Afrikaans)

Harry is a male given name, the Middle English form of Henry.[1] It is also sometimes used as a diminutive form of Harold.[2]

Harry can refer to:


Fictional characters[edit]


  1. ^ "Harry". Behind the Name. 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-15. 
  2. ^ 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