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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 'grace'.
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 Brinkley Bass (1916–1944), American military pilot.
- Harry W. Bass, Sr. (1895–1970), American oilman and philanthropist.
- Harry W. Bass, Jr. (1927–1998), American oilman, coin collector and philanthropist.
- 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 Fox (1882-1959), American dancer
- Harry Goonatilake (1929-2008), 5th Commander of the Sri Lanka Air Force
- Harry Harris (boxer) ("The Human Hairpin"), American world champion bantamweight
- Harry Hollins (1932-1989), American politician
- 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 Stafford (disambiguation), multiple people
- Harry Styles, British singer in the British-Irish boy band One Direction
- Harry S. Weeks IV Political activist in Wheeling, West Virginia
- Harry Potter, the titular character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series
- Sheriff Harry 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 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, protagonist in the 1999 survival horror videogame Silent Hill.
- Harry Sullivan, a companion to Tom Baker's Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who
- Harry Dresden, the titular character Jim Butcher's urban fantasy series, The Dresden Files and in The Dresden Files (TV series).
- "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 Cite uses deprecated parameter
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