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Origin

  • English, German

Meaning/history

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

Nicknames

  • Hattie, Hats, Harry,
  • Harri,
  • Harriety,
  • Hetty,
  • Hatty

Interesting Harriets

  • Harriet Harman,
  • Harriet Walter,
  • Harriet Tubman,
  • Harriet Wheeler - lead singer of the Sundays,
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe,
  • Harriet Lane,
  • Harriet Walter,
  • Harriet The Spy (children's book character

Unfortunate Harriets

  • Harriet Harman

Harriet goes well with

Middle names/Siblings/Partners

  • Katherine,
  • Lucy,
  • Oliver,
  • Edward,
  • Georgina,
  • Fred,
  • Matthew,
  • Miriam,
  • Scarlett,
  • Jared,
  • Harriet Rose,
  • Elizabeth,
  • Violet,
  • Mary,
  • Isabel,
  • Georgia

When I hear Harriet
I think of...

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