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Etymology 1[edit]

From harmony.

Proper noun[edit]

  1. A female given name.
    • 2005, "SFR PICKS; ARTS AND CULTURE; Everything worth seeing, reading, hearing, eating & thinking about in Santa Fe", Santa Fe Reporter, 13 April 2005:
      Following this formula, Harmony Hammond chose an exhibition of her dark, potent, meaning-layered paintings to be complemented by the work of Haleh Niazmand.
    • 2009, Ana Vlastaras, "'Raw' talent of Harmony James", Daily Examiner (Grafton, New South Wales), 19 November 2009:
      Growing up in a family that included 12 brothers and sisters, Harmony James needed to find something that set her apart from the crowd. And boy did she succeed in that one.
    • 2011, Erik Piepenburg, "When They Play Women, It’s Not Just an Act", The New York Times, 28 July 2011:
      For someone whose only acting experience was playing a Boy George lookalike in a high school production of the musical “The Wedding Singer,” Harmony Santana is having an incredible year. Ms. Santana is making her big-screen debut in Rashaad Ernesto Green’s coming-out drama “Gun Hill Road,” which had its premiere in January at the Sundance Film Festival.
  2. A male given name.
    • 2012, Allon Sinai, "Tamuz changes mind, remains with Reds", The Jerusalem Post, 31 January 2012:
      In other transfer news, Betar Jerusalem added Eran Levy, Haim Megrelashvili and Nigerian Harmony Ikande to its squad on Tuesday.
    • 2012, Romeo San Vincente, "Brittany S. Pierce meets Harmony Korine", Between the Lines, 3 May 2012:
      Indie filmmaker Harmony Korine is no stranger to the weird. He's built an outsider-cool reputation thanks to his early script for the '90s drama "Kids" and his later increasingly bizarre films "Gummo" (about trailer park Americana), []
    • 2013, "Williams to release new solo album", Belfast Telegraph, 22 April 2013:
      Michelle worked with producer Harmony Samuels on most of the songs on the album.

Etymology 2[edit]

Blend of Harry and Hermione, based on the common noun harmony.

Proper noun[edit]

Harmony (uncountable)

  1. (fandom slang) The ship of characters Harry Potter and Hermione Granger of the Harry Potter series.
    • 2006 16 June, Deevo [username], “Re: OT - but not by far: Shippers and fan-ficcers and psychos, oh, brother...”, alt.tv.buffy-v-slayer, Usenet:
      Oh that is bloody priceless, unfortunately I've seen some of the Harmony shippers' rants and that little piece of creative fiction could really be considered understating some of the reactions that were areound[sic] on some forums after the HBP release.
    • 2014 8 February, Darryl Homo Forests, “Re: Rowling Admits H/Hr was Better”, alt.fan.harry-potter, Usenet:
      Did you see where that retarded fucker Emerson Spaz "that the Harmony shippers were (and still are) delusional. It's Romione all the way!" []
    • 2014, Rebecca Godwin, "Romione vs. Harmony: Why do we even care?", The Michigan Daily, 10 February 2014, page 8A:
      Others, who shipped, which is the internet's way of saying supported, Harmony (Harry and Hermione), claimed superiority over the Romione shippers, claiming they always knew whom the true pairing should have been.