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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. hehn-ree-EHT-ə(English)

Meaning & History

Latinate 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 that was initially more popular.

Related Names

DiminutivesEtta, Ettie, Hallie, Hattie, Hatty, Hettie(English) Jet, Jetta, Jette(Dutch)
Masculine FormsHarry, Henry(English) Henrik(Hungarian) Harri, Henri, Henrikki(Finnish) Henrik(Swedish) Hendrick, Hendrik, Henricus(Dutch)
Other Languages & CulturesJindřiška(Czech) Henriette, Henrike(Danish) Henriette(French) Henriette, Henrike, Heinrike(German) Enrica(Italian) Inta(Latvian) Henriette, Henrike(Norwegian) Henryka(Polish)
User SubmissionsHenríetta, Henriëtta


People think this name is

classic   mature   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   strong   refined   strange   complex   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Hungary: March 16
Sweden: August 22


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