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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. EHT-ə
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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.
VariantsEttie, Hettie
Masculine FormsHarry, Henry
Other Languages & CulturesJindřiška(Czech) 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)


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