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Meaning and name origin

Henrietta \he(n)-rietta, henri(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is pronounced hen-ree-ET-ah. It is of Old German origin, and the meaning of Henrietta is "home leader". Feminine of Henry. More formal version of Harriet.


Henrietta has 26 variant forms: Enrichetta, Enrichette, Enriqueta, Etta, Ettie, Etty, Hatsie, Hatsy, Hattie, Hatty, Heike, Hendrika, Henia, Henie, Henka, Hennie, Henrie, Henrieta, Henriette, Henrika, Henryetta, Hetta, Hette, Hettie, Yetta and Yettie.

For more information, see also related girl names Kiki and Nettie.


Henrietta is a very popular first name for females (#447 out of 4276, Top 10%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Henrietta for girls. Henrietta reached its highest rank of #112 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Henrietta and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Hattie (#590), Henry, Hettie, Nettie, Yetta, Henriette, Henrietta, Etta, Ettie, Harriet and Enriqueta. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Enriqueta, Etta, Ettie, Harriet, Hattie, Henrietta, Henriette, Henry, Hettie, Nettie, Yetta in U.S.

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