Given Name HARRIET

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: HER-ee-ət, HAR-ee-ət   [details]

Meaning & History

English form of HENRIETTE, and thus a feminine form of HARRY. It was first used in the 17th century, becoming very common in the English-speaking world by the 18th century. A famous bearer was Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), the American author who wrote 'Uncle Tom's Cabin'.

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DIMINUTIVES: Etta, Ettie, Hallie, Hattie, Hatty, Hettie
MASCULINE FORMS: Harry, Henry
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Henriette, Henrike (Danish), Hendrika, Hendrikje, Hendrina, Hennie, Henny, Henrietta, Henriette, Henriëtte, Jet, Jetta, Jette (Dutch), Henrietta, Henriikka (Finnish), Henriette (French), Henriette, Henrike, Heinrike (German), Henrietta (Hungarian), Enrica (Italian), Henriette, Henrike (Norwegian), Henryka (Polish), Henrietta, Henrika, Henrike (Swedish)
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