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pinWhat does Harriet mean?

Harriet /har-ri-et/ as a girls' name is pronounced HARE-ee-et. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Harriet is "home leader".

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.


pinVariations

Harriet has 16 variants: Halle, Hallie, Hariette, Harrie, Harriett, Harrietta, Harriot, Harriott, Harriotte, Hat, Hatsee, Hatsey, Hatsie, Hatsy, Hattie and Hatty.

Affiliated girl name: Harriette.

Harriet has 2 more relations via Etta, Henrietta: Henrie and Henrieta.

Kreatif forms: Hairiet, Hariet, Heriet. [more]

pinHow 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, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harriet name in U.S.

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Harriet and related names. Hallie (#586 from current records), Hattie (#590), Halle (#773), Henrietta, Henry, Harry, Harriett, Etta and Harriette are the popular related forms of Harriet. Other forms, like Henrieta, are uncommon. These forms of Harriet were popular as birth names during the years 1880-1889 (average #344) and are now significantly less widespread (#894, 84%), with versions such as Halle, Hallie, Harriet, Etta and Harriett falling out of style. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harriet, Etta, Halle, Hallie, Harriett in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Harriette, Harry, Hattie, Henrietta, Henry in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Barrie, Carrie, Hadrien, Haelie, Harlee, Harlie, Harpreet, Harrela, Karrie and Mariet. These names tend to be less frequently used than Harriet.

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