What does Henrietta mean?
Henrietta [hen-ri-et-ta] as a girls' name is pronounced hen-ree-ET-ah. It is of Latin, French and Old German origin, and the meaning of Henrietta is "home leader". Latinate form of Henriette, a feminine diminutive of Henri, the French form of Henry. More formal version of Harriet. The name was introduced to England when Prince Charles I married French princess Henrietta Maria, also known as Henriette Marie.
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Henrietta▼ has 27 variants: Enrichetta, Enrichette, Enriqueta, Etta▼, Ettie▼, Etty, Hatsie, Hatsy, Hattie▼, Hatty, Heike, Hendrika, Henia, Henie, Henka, Hennie, Henrie, Henrieta, Henriette, Henrika, Henryetta, Hetta, Hette, Hettie▼, Hetty, Yetta▼ and Yettie.Creative forms:
(male) Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Henrietta?
Henrietta is a very prominent first name for females (#447 out of 4276, Top 10%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Henrietta entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #112 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Hattie (#488 the previous year), Etta (#1075), Harriet (#1314), Hettie, Hetty, Yetta, Nettie, Henry, Hennie, Ettie, Harriett, Enriqueta and Henriette are the popular alternative forms of Henrietta. Usage of these forms of Henrietta was common 135 years ago (median #566) and is now significantly reduced, with versions like Harriet falling out of fashion.
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Andrietta, Anetta, Anicetta, Annetta▼, Annicetta (see Aniceta), Annitta (see Anita), Arnetta, Benedetta, Benetta, Benita▼, Bernadetta, Bernaetta (see Bernadette), Bernetta, Brietta, Britta, Carletta, Claretta, Conetta, Darnetta, Donetta, Doretta, Enricketta, Floretta, Geneesta, Genista, Georgetta, Georjetta (see Georgette), Ginetta, Gwenetta, Gwennetta, Harriette▼, Harriott, Herta, Hertha, Huetta, Janetta, Jeanetta, Jenetta, Jenista, Jennetta, Jennita, Jonetta, Jorjetta, Julietta, Kinetta, Lanetta, Larretta (see Loretta), Lenita, Leretta (see Loretta), Linetta, Lorretta, Lunetta, Maretta, Marietta▼, Marketta, Minetta, Nenita, Ninetta, Oretta, Perfecta, Ranitta, Reinetta, Renetta, Renita, Rexetta, Sandretta, Vanetta, Vedetta (see Vedette), Venetta, Venita, Verita, Verneta (see Verna), Vernetta, Vincetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Henrietta.See names in meaning and etymology.