GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English, Dutch
PRONOUNCED: hen-ree-ET-ə (English)   [key]
Meaning & History
English form of HENRIETTE. It was introduced to England by Henriette Marie, the wife of the 17th-century English king Charles I. The name Henriette was also Anglicized as Harriet, a form which was initially more popular.
Related Names
VARIANTS: Harriet, Harriett, Harriette, Harrietta (English), Henriette, Henriëtte (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVES: Etta, Ettie, Hallie, Hattie, Hatty, Hettie (English), Jetta (Dutch)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Henriette, Henrike (Danish), Henriikka (Finnish), Henriette (French), Heinrike, Henriette, Henrike (German), Enrica (Italian), Henriette, Henrike (Norwegian), Henryka (Polish), Henrika, Henrike (Swedish)
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