Harriet
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
HER-ee-ət/HAR-ee-ət
Meaning
Ruler of the house
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Harriet is a variant of Henrietta. Henrietta originates in Germanic languages and means "ruler of the house". It is a feminine form of Henry. Henrietta has been a popular name within royalty over centuries but lately its usage, especially in the United States, has declined.

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Harietta, Hariette, Harrieta, Harrietta, Harriette, Harriott, Hattie

Famous Harriets

Harriet Beecher Stowe - writer
Harriet Farley - writer
Harriet Hilliard - actress
Harriet King - writer
Harriet Monroe - writer
Harriet Rochlin - writer

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