The English surname Harrison, also found in Ireland, is of patronymic origin meaning "son of Harris." Harris is a variant of the medieval personal Harry, which was the usual form of Henry, with assimilation of the consonantal cluster and regular Middle English change of -er- to -ar-. The name Harrison is first recorded in Lancashire in the Domesday Book of 1086. A notable bearer of the name Harrison is Benjamin Harrison US President in the late 19th Century. Today there are over 176,000 bearers of the surname Harrison living in The United States.
HARRISON FAMILY CREST PENDANT