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Of Germanic origin.

Medieval form of the name Henry.

It may also be used as a diminutive for the name Harold.

Other forms of the name are Henri, Hank, Harri, Henry, Henrik, Enrico, Enrique. Also, associated with the name Harrison.

Famous bearers are Harry Belafonte, Harry Dean Stanton, Harry Nilsson, Harry Chapin, Harry Connick Jr., Harry S. Truman, Harry Lennix, Harry Houdini, Prince Harry, Harry Hamlin, Harry Morgan.

One of the most popular bearers of the name is fictional.

J.K. Rowling’s “Harry Potter” series of books have been published in 73 languages.

Since 2001 there have been eight “Harry Potter” films.

A fair estimate of Harry Potter books in print is about 450 million and the “Harry Potter” brand’s value is estimates in 15 billion dollars by the “TIME”.

Harry Belafonte is one of the most popular Caribbean American singers in history: