Origin of the name HARRY.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name HARRY.
English form of French Henri
(q.v.), meaning "home ruler." Usage: America, England,
... Its right native shape is Harry;
the other form (Henry) is only an imitation of French spelling.
It was "Harry of Winchester" who cried out for help at Evesham;
Harry of Bolingbroke who rode triumphant into London, and who died worn
out in the Jerusalem chamber; Harry Hotspur whose spur was cold at
Shrewsbury; and Harry of Windsor who foretold the exaltation of Harry
Tudor when "Richmond was a little peevish boy." (History of
Christian Names, Yonge, 1884)