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The HARRIES surname in the USA

Frequency Comparisons
Total Rank Frequency % Per million people
United States
United States (Current snapshot) 855 26761 0.000 3
United States (1880 census) 277 15175 0.001 6
Change since 1880 +578 -11586 -0.001 -3
Other Countries
Australia 385 4117 0.002 24
United Kingdom 4,990 1256 0.011 109
Top States for HARRIES by Total
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
California 119 19043 0.000 4
Kansas 57 5613 0.002 21
Florida 48 31096 0.000 3
New Jersey 40 23332 0.000 5
Texas 38 31258 0.000 2
Top States for HARRIES by Frequency
State Total Rank in State Frequency % Per million people
Kansas 57 5613 0.002 21
Vermont 7 11311 0.001 11
Nevada 17 12940 0.001 9
Minnesota 38 19679 0.001 8
Utah 16 11796 0.001 7


'A figure of zero indicates that we don't have data for this name (usually because it's quite uncommon and our stats don't go down that far). It doesn't mean that there's no-one with that name at all!

For less common surnames, the figures get progressively less reliable the fewer holders of that name there are. This data is aggregated from several public lists, and some stats are interpolated from known values. The margin of error is well over 100% at the rarest end of the table!

For less common surnames, the frequency and "per million" values may be 0 even though there are people with that name. That's because they represent less than one in a million of the population, which ends up as 0 after rounding.

It's possible for a surname to gain in rank and/or total while being less common per million people (or vice versa) as there are now more surnames in the USA as a result of immigration. In mathematical terms, the tail has got longer, with a far larger number of less common surnames.

Figures for top states show firstly the states where most people called HARRIES live. This obviously tends to be biased towards the most populous states. The second set of figures show where people called HARRIES represent the biggest proportion of the population. So, in this case, there are more people called HARRIES in California than any other state, but you are more likely to find a HARRIES by picking someone at random in Kansas than anywhere else.

Classification and Origin of HARRIES

Region of origin: British Isles

Country of origin: Wales

Language of origin: Welsh

Ethnic origin: Celtic

Religious origin: Christian

Name derivation: From name of parent

Data for religion and/or language relates to the culture in which the HARRIES surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the language spoken, or religion practised, by the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Data for ethnic origin relates to the region and country in which the HARRIES surname originated. It does not necessarily have any correlation with the ethnicity of the majority of current American citizens with that name.

Ethnic distribution of HARRIES in the USA

Classification Total Percent
White (Caucasian) 735 85.96
Black/African American 98 11.46
White (Hispanic) 10 1.17
Asian/Pacific 6 0.7
Mixed Race Less than 100 Insignificant
Native American/Alaskan Less than 100 Insignificant

Ethnic distribution data shows the number and percentage of people with the HARRIES surname who reported their ethnic background as being in these broad categories in the most recent national census.

Meaning of HARRIES in historical publications

HARRIES. The pedigree Is traced to Cruchton, co. Salop, A.D. 1403. It has been supposed that the Harries's are of the old race of " Fitz-Heury," mentioned in deeds of that county, and who were seated at Little Sutton prior to the reign of Edward III. Shirley's Noble and Gentle Men, p. 204.

Lower, Mark A (1860) Patronymica Britannica: a dictionary of the family names of the United Kingdom. London: J.R. Smith. Public Domain.

Similar names to HARRIES

The following names have similar spellings or pronunciations as HARRIES.

This does not necessarily imply a direct relationship between the names, but may indicate names that could be mistaken for this one when written down or misheard.

Matches are generated automatically by a combination of Soundex, Metaphone and Levenshtein matching.

Potential typos for HARRIES

The following words are slight variants of HARRIES that are likely to be possible typos or misspellings in written material.