Harriet

Pronunciation: ha-hrre-e-e-ht
Origin: Germany
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Harriet is a baby girl name of German origin, derived from the Old German name Henriette and the baby boy name Harry, meaning "home ruler". The name has gained popularity in the United States due to former American abolitionist Harriet Tubman, who was born into slavery but helped people create safe houses across the country. The name Harriet also symbolizes strength, leadership, and authority. The name Harriet has German and French origins, with Henrik, its Germanic form, originating from the term heim (home) and ric (power or ruler). The name was first used in England by the Normans and was later adopted as a feminine form of Harry. Variants of the name Harriet include Henrietta, Henrietta, and Henriette, as well as nicknames such as Hattie, Hatty, Hetty, Hettie, and others. The name Harriet has been used by various famous personalities, including Harriet Beecher Stowe, the author of "Uncle Tom's Cabin".

Harriet Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Harriet is currently #176 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Harriet is currently #83 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Harriet is currently #173 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Harriet is currently #83 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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