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female Harriet [Girl] Added by: JustineMumsnet

Origin

  • German
  • English
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Meaning/history

  • feminine form of Henry from Harry - which was in fact the original English form of Henri
  • English form of the French name Henriette, itself a feminine form of Henry, thus meaning 'home ruler
  • ruler of the home
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Nicknames

  • Hetty, Harriety, Harri, Hattie, Hats, Harry
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Interesting Harriets

  • Harriet Walter
  • Harriet Lane
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe
  • Harriet Wheeler - lead singer of the Sundays
  • Harriet Tubman
  • Harriet Harman
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Unfortunate Harriets

  • Harriet Harman
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Harriet goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Isabel, Mary, Violet, Elizabeth, Harriet Rose, Jared, Scarlett, Miriam, Matthew, Fred, Georgina, Edward, Oliver, Lucy, Katherine
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When I hear Harriet
I think of...

  • Bossy
  • Studious
  • Girly Girl
  • Quirky
  • Harriet the spy
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