What does Hetty mean?
Hetty [het-ty] as a girls' name is of Persian and Hebrew origin, and the name Hetty means "myrtle, bride; star; home leader; God rejoices". Hetty is an alternate form of Esther (Persian). Hetty is also a derivative of Henrietta (Latin, French, Old German). Hetty is also used as a derivative of Hester (Hebrew) and Mehitabel (Hebrew).
Associated with: star.
(female) Haty, Hety, ..
(male) Hethe, Hetry, .. Middle name pairings:
Hetty Pearl (H.P.), ..
How popular is Hetty?
Hetty is a rare given name for females. Hetty is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Hetty reached its highest position of #899 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Hetty rated in the Top 2000 are Esther (#203 via latest list), Hattie (#488), Etta (#1075), Yetta, Henrietta, Hester and Hettie. Other variants, like Hestia, are seldom used. These relations of Hetty reached the apex of their popularity 125 years ago (average #307) and have become significantly less popular since (#1470, down 89%), with forms like Yetta becoming somewhat dated.
Similar NamesRecommended names are Berty, Betty▼, Dotty, Gerty, Heath, Hedly, Hedy, Heidy, Hepsy, Herta, Huetta, Huette, Kitty▼, Letty, Lotty, Matty, Natty, Netty, Patty▼ and Tetty. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hetty.See names in meaning and etymology.