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Harriet Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \ha(r)-riet\
Number in U.S 👶 89,000
Rate in 2021 2001
Numerology 🔢 7
Name origin 🌍 German

Meaning of Harriet

"Harriet" is a popular name for girls that has German origin. Meaning of the name Harriet is: "Home Ruler".

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9/27/2022 9:19:00 PM

My baby'sister was named Harriet. Poor girl, we always teased her and called her "Henry" and "Henrietta" and "Harvey," any any other ugly name beginning with an H that we could think of. It's a most unfeminine name, and perfect if you want your kid teased through adolescence--and beyond. (We're in our 30s, and I still call my sister Henry.)

9/19/2022 1:25:22 AM

Harriet is a beautiful, classic name. I teach and you wouldn't beli've the amount of cutesy names - like Maisie, Daisy, Bella, Millie, etc. Not to say those names are bad, but they're so over'sed. Harriet is a breath of fresh air. It's strong, but also feminine. If I have a girl I will call her Harriet (and Hattie or Harry as a nn). If your name is Harriet be proud of it, It's fab!

7/9/2022 8:30:36 AM

i *LOVE* this name and named my daughter Harriet -- It's a love it/hate it name, unusual but still easy to pronounce -- it doesn't try too hard to be cool and ends up being much cooler as a result ;-)

6/5/2022 9:14:42 AM

Harriet is such a kool name neva get teased or nothing its fooly hot :)

3/16/2022 8:52:12 AM

My name is Harriet. I'm currently in my school years and I have been researching into my name. I have seen it been called ugly, spoilt, harsh but I have also seen it called strong, pretty and feminine. It has its ups and downs. I have only recently grown to the nickname Hatty, which I spell differently to most but the'spelling doesn't bother me. I have also been called H and Harri and have also seen some rather amusing spellings of my name (Harriot, Harriett, Harritte...). Despite it being rather old-fashioned I do think it has gained popularity for I have at least three other people in my generation with the name. It is quite a posh name and sometimes I find myself with quite a disliking to it but overall it just adds to who I am, I shouldn't let my name define me, for I should define it. Harriet, I guess, is a one in a million kind of name. I'm not going to throw that away.


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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Harriet?
The origin of the name Harriet is German.
*️⃣ How many people are named Harriet?
Almost 89000 people are named Harriet.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Harriet?
The names of Zahra, Halima, Hilma, Helia, Saman