A surname which frequently occurs amongst “the Companions.” In the Taqribu ‘t-Tahzib, there are not fewer than sixty-five persons of this name, of whom short biographical notes are given.
Haris ibn Naufal ibn al-Haris ibn ‘Abdi ‘l-Muttalib, was a Companion of some consequence; he lived close to the house of the Prophet, and had frequently to make room as the Prophet’s Harim extended itself [HOUSES.]
Haris ibn Hisham ibn al-Mughirah, is another Companion, who lived at Makkah.
Haris son of Suwaid ibn Samit, the poet, was executed at Uhud.
Based on Hughes, Dictionary of Islam