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What does Hetta mean?

Hetta Pronunciation of Hetta as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and the meaning of Hetta is "contention and strife; home leader". Hetta is a version of Hedda (Old German): anglicized variant spelling of Hedwig. Hetta is also a variation of Henrietta (Latin, French, Old German).


ASSOCIATED WITH strife (battle)


VARIANTS Hetty, Hettie, Hatty, Hattie

OTHER FORMS VIA HEDDA, HENRIETTA Etta, Etty, Hatsy, Heda, Heddi, Hedi, Hedy, Heike, Henia, Henie, Henka, Hette, Yetta, Yettie

(female) Heti, ..

(male) Hetha, ..

Hetta Milania (H.M.), ..

How popular is Hetta?

Hetta is an unusual given name for women. Hetta is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent varying forms of Hetta (NOT RANKED) appearing in the Top 2000 are Hattie (#495 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Etta (#951), Hedda, Hedy, Henrietta, Hettie, Hetty and Yetta. Adoption of these relations of Hetta was widespread during the years 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #787) and is now much reduced (#1680, DOWN 96%), with forms like Hattie falling out of fashion. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Etta, Hattie, Hedy, Henrietta, Hettie in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Hetta is alike in pronunciation to Hittie and Hitty. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aletta, Anetta, Aretta, Beata, Berta, Beta, Betta, Bitta, Bretta, Cetta, Coetta, Delta, Detta, Eletta, Evetta, Geeta, Gerta, Gitta, Gretta, Heath, Hedia, Hedya, Heida, Helga, Helia, Hella, Helma, Helsa, Hema, Hena, Hera, Herma, Herta, Hertha, Hestia, Huetta, Huette, Inetta, Ivetta, Jetta, Joetta, Jutta, Leeta, Leota, Leta, Letta, Lotta, Meta, Meyta, Nesta, Neta, Netta, Odetta, Oletta, Oretta, Peta, Reeta, Reita, Reta, Retta, Rhetta, Ritta, Teeta, Ugetta, Veeta, Vesta, Veta, Wyetta, Yvetta, Zeeta, Zeta and Zetta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Hetta.

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