What does Harriet mean?
Feminine of Harry, from Henry; an informal version of Henrietta. A TV sitcom in the 1950s was called "Ozzie and Harriet". Literary: "Harriet the Spy" is a well-known children's book. See also Etta. Author Harriet Beecher Stowe; civil rights leader Harriet Tubman.
Affiliated girl name: Harriette.Kreatif forms:
(female) Hardee, Harridee, ..
(male) Harde, Harriel, ..
How popular is Harriet?
Harriet is a very popular first name for women (#316 out of 4276, Top 7%) and a slightly less popular last name for all people (#82691 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Harriet for girls. Harriet reached its highest position of #90 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is at #1658 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Harriet and related names. Hallie (#586 from current records), Hattie (#590), Halle (#773), Etta (#1176), Henrietta, Henry, Harriett, Harriette and Harry are the popular related forms of Harriet (#1658 from current records). Other forms, like Henrieta, are uncommon. These forms of Harriet were popular as birth names a century ago (average #442) and are now significantly less widespread (#1478, ▼93%), with versions such as Harriet going out of style.
Recommended names are Barrie, Briet, Carrie▼, Garnet▼, Hadarit (see Hadara), Hadria, Hadrien, Haelie, Hailie▼, Halie▼, Hannie, Harlea, Harlee▲, Harleen, Harley▲, Harli, Harlie, Harper▲, Harpreet, Harrela (see Harela), Haylie▼, Karrie▼, Marget, Margret▼ and Mariet. These names tend to be less frequently used than Harriet.