What does Hatty mean?
Hatty [hat-ty] as a name for girls is an Old German name, and the meaning of the name Hatty is "home leader". Hatty is a variant form of Harriet (Old German): feminine of Harry, from Henry. Hatty is also a variation of Henrietta (Latin, French, Old German).
(female) Harty, Haty, ..
(male) Hatie, Hatny, .. Middle name pairings:
Hatty Amayah (H.A.), ..
How popular is Hatty?
Hatty is an unusual given name for females but a somewhat prominent surname for both adults and children (#103193 out of 150436, Top 69%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Etta (#1075 from recent data), Halle (#916), Harriet (#1314), Hattie (#488), Henrietta, Hettie, Hetty and Yetta are the prominent variation forms of Hatty (outside Top 2000). Other variants, like Hette, are seldom used. These forms of Hatty were popular with parents in the 1880s (adoption of 1.01%) and are now significantly less conventional (adoption 0.06%, down 94.1%), with versions like Hettie becoming less in vogue. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Hatty is pronounced similarly to Hittie and Hitty. Other recommended names are Betty▼, Caity, Caty, Dotty, Hadly, Haely, Haily, Haley▼, Hally, Hanny, Hany, Happy, Harly, Kaity, Katy▼, Kitty▼, Letty, Lotty, Marty, Matty, Natty, Netty, Patty▼ and Tetty. These names tend to be more frequently used than Hatty.See names in meaning and etymology.