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What does Etty mean?

Etty Pronunciation of Etty [et-ty] as a name for girls is a Persian, English and Hebrew name, and Etty means "myrtle, bride; star". Etty is a version of Esther (Persian). Etty is also a variation of Etta (English): short transcription of names like Henrietta. Etty is also used as a variation of Hester (Hebrew).

Associated with: star.


Etty has 5 variants: Ettey, Etti, Ettie, Yetta and Yettie.

10 more alternative forms via Esther, Etta, Henrietta, Hester: Ess, Essy, Esta, Estee, Ester, Hatsy, Hatty, Hetta, Hette and Hetty.

Creative forms:
(female) Erty, Etthe, ..

(male) Eted, Etes, ..

Middle name pairings:
Etty Lily (E.L.), ..

How popular is Etty?

Etty is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Etty is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Esther (#203 last year), Etta (#1075), Ester (#1848), Hetty, Yetta, Hester, Ettie, Esta and Henrietta are the prominent alternative forms of Etty (unlisted). Adoption of these forms of Etty was common 115 years ago (median #467) and is now significantly lower (#1680, 87%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Esta, Ester, Esther, Etta, Ettie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Henrietta, Hester, Hetty, Yetta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Ester outside U.S.

Similar Names

Etty is pronounced similarly to Atti, Attie, Ita, Uta and Yuta. Other suggested similar names are Betty, Caty, Dotty, Eddy, Edy, Effy, Eily, Eiry, Elly, Elsy, Elvy, Emmy, Etel, Eth, Etha, Ethyl, Etna, Evey, Evvy, Evy, Hitty, Katy, Kitty, Letty, Lotty, Matty, Natty, Netty, Patty and Tetty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Etty.

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