from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- Harrison 1, Benjamin 1726-1791. American Revolutionary leader who served as a member of the Continental Congress (1774-1778) and was also governor of Virginia (1782-1784).
- Harrison 2, Benjamin 1833-1901. The 23rd President of the United States (1889-1893). The first Pan-American Conference took place (1889) during his administration.
- Harrison, George 1943-2001. British singer and songwriter who was formerly lead guitarist with the Beatles. His best-known compositions include "Here Comes the Sun” and "My Sweet Lord.”
- Harrison, Peter 1716-1775. British-born American architect noted as the designer of King's Chapel in Boston and Christ Church in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
- Harrison, Sir Reginald Carey Known as "Rex.” 1908-1990. British actor best remembered for his portrayal of Professor Henry Higgins in the Broadway musical and film versions of My Fair Lady, for which he was awarded a Tony (1956) and an Academy Award (1964).
- Harrison, William Henry 1773-1841. The ninth President of the United States (1841). He died of pneumonia after one month in office.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A northern English patronymic surname.
- proper n. A town in Arkansas.
- proper n. A male given name derived from the surname.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. English rock star; lead guitarist of the Beatles (1943-2001)
- n. English actor on stage and in films (1908-1990)
- n. 9th President of the United States; caught pneumonia during his inauguration and died shortly after (1773-1841)
- n. 23rd President of the United States (1833-1901)
From Harry + -son. (Wiktionary)