Given Name ETTA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: ET-ə  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of HENRIETTA and other names that end with etta. A famous bearer was the American singer Etta James (1938-2012), who took her stage name from her real given name Jamesetta.

Categories

black history, currently out of the US top 1000, diminutives, musicians, short forms, singers, Xeno characters
VARIANTS: Ettie, Hettie
MASCULINE FORMS: Harry, Henry
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Henriette, Henrike (Danish), Hendrika, Hendrikje, Hendrina, Hennie, Henny, Henrietta, Henriëtte, Henriette, Jet, Jetta, Jette (Dutch), Henrietta, Henriikka (Finnish), Henriette (French), Henriette, Henrike (German), Henrietta (Hungarian), Enrica (Italian), Henriette, Henrike (Norwegian), Henryka (Polish), Henrietta, Henrika, Henrike (Swedish)
Entry updated October 20, 2016