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Scoopmuckdizzy Mon 04-Jan-16 08:55:40

Hetty as a nn. I loved Betty but DH not keen on Elizabeth. I never really thought about Henrietta but it's grown on me and I'm not sure if it's the hormones but I have grown to love it.

MrsCaecilius Mon 04-Jan-16 10:10:18

Love it. Lots of scope for nn (I know a Hetta and a Henri) and not overused. Go for it.

ThomasRichard Mon 04-Jan-16 10:18:25

I love the nicknames but not Henrietta. I'm afraid I immediately think 'Henrietta Hippo', although that is just me.

How about Harriet?

FlyDragonfly1 Mon 04-Jan-16 11:03:53

I only know of one Henrietta who is the same age as me, she goes by Hettie. I think it's lovely.

Harriet nn. Hattie is also lovely, although marginally more common (I know of three).

How about a name that can have Lettie as a nn.? Letitia, Violet, Scarlett to name a few smile

Best of luck - Henrietta is gorgeous.

Sunshine511 Mon 04-Jan-16 11:23:30

Henrietta is lovely! Very cute but also works well on a lady. Beautiful name smile

Sophronia Mon 04-Jan-16 12:30:59

I love Henrietta!

NadiaWadia Mon 04-Jan-16 15:02:15

Sorry I find it a bit too long and stodgy somehow. Harriet would be nice, though.

AuntieStella Mon 04-Jan-16 15:06:58

I think it's a lovely name.

(But I wouldn't use it if the surname is anything remotely edible)

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