Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. /ˈɛt.ə/  [key·simplify]

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.

Related Names

VariantsEttie, Hettie
Masculine FormsHarry, Henry
Other Languages & CulturesJindřiška(Czech) Henriette, Henny, Jette(Danish) Hendrika, Hendrikje, Hendrina, Hennie, Henriëtte, Henriette, Jet, Jetta(Dutch) Henrietta, Henriikka(Finnish) Henriette(French) Henriette, Henrike(German) Henriett, Henrietta(Hungarian) Enrica(Italian) Inta(Latvian) Henrika(Lithuanian) Henriette, Henny(Norwegian) Henryka(Polish) Henrietta, Henny(Swedish)


People think this name is

classic   upper class   natural   wholesome   refined   simple   serious  


Entry updated February 28, 2019