Harriet

Harriet is the English form of Henriette, the French diminutive of Henri, the French male form of Henry meaning “home ruler” composed from Germanic elements heim (home) and ric (power, ruler).

Origin: Germanic

Variants:

  • Harriette (English)
  • Harriett (English)
  • Harrietta (English)
  • Henrietta (English, Hungarian, Finnish, Swedish, Dutch)
  • Henriette (French, English, German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian)

 

Male forms:

  • Harry (English)
  • Henry (English)

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s