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What does Hettie mean?

Hettie Pronunciation of Hettie [het-tie] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Hettie is "home leader; myrtle, bride; star". Hettie is an alternate form of Henrietta (Latin, French, Old German). Hettie is also a variation of Hester (Hebrew): transcription of Esther.

Associated with: star.


Hettie has 4 variants: Hattie, Hatty, Hetta and Hetty.

12 more related forms via Henrietta, Hester: Ettie, Hatsie, Heike, Henia, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Hesther, Hestia, Hette, Yetta and Yettie.

Creative forms:
(female) Heitie, Hertie, ..

(male) Hetmil, Hetten, ..

Middle name pairings:
Hettie Lux (H.L.), ..

How popular is Hettie?

Hettie is a very popular first name for females (#1726 out of 4276, Top 40%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Hettie entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #206 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hettie name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Hattie (#488 from recent data), Hetty, Yetta, Henrietta, Hennie, Ettie and Hester are the popular related forms of Hettie. Adoption of these forms of Hettie was common in the 1880s (usage of 0.72%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.03%, down 95.7%), with forms such as Yetta becoming somewhat outmoded.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hettie, Ettie, Hattie, Hennie, Henrietta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hester, Hetty, Yetta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Hettie and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Hettie is pronounced similarly to Hittie and Hitty. Other suggested similar names are Attie, Beatie, Beattie, Bertie, Bethie, Betsie, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Bettine, Bettye, Dottie, Gertie, Heath, Heddi, Heddie, Hedi, Hedia, Hedlie, Heide, Heidee, Heidi, Hepsie, Huetta, Huette, Jette, Kittie, Lettee, Lettice, Lettie, Lottie, Mattie, Mette, Nattie, Netti, Nettia, Nettie, Pattie, Tottie and Yette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Hettie.

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