Many of the most popular names in Scotland are similar to those throughout the rest of Europe and, indeed, the rest of the world, but the clever boy’s name Harris stands out as something different. Harris means “son of Harry,” and it’s believed to be of English origin. In 2017, Harris was well within Scotland’s top 10, and it’s expected to be just as popular, if not more so, in 2018. In America, Harris has only made the top 1000 names once in the past decade, and the name is seldom seen among celebrities or pop culture. Still, Harris continues to be an enduringly popular pick overseas.
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