Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. hehn-ree-EHT-ə(English) HEHN-ree-eht-taw(Hungarian) HEHN-ree-eht-tah(Finnish)  [key·IPA]

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

VariantsHarriet, Harriett, Harriette, Harrietta(English) Henriett(Hungarian)
DiminutivesEtta, Ettie, Hallie, Hattie, Hatty, Hettie(English) Henny(Swedish)
Masculine FormsHarry, Henry(English) Henri(Finnish)
Other Languages & CulturesJindřiška(Czech) Henriette, Henny, Jette(Danish) Hendrika, Hendrikje, Hendrina, Hennie, Henriëtte, Henriette, Jet, Jetta(Dutch) Henriette(French) Henriette, Henrike, Heinrike(German) Enrica(Italian) Inta(Latvian) Henrika(Lithuanian) Henriette, Henny(Norwegian) Henryka(Polish)
User SubmissionsHenríetta, Henriëtta


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Name Days

Hungary: March 16
Sweden: August 22


Entry updated November 20, 2020