Harriet

Given Name Harriet

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: HER-ee-ət, HAR-ee-ət

Meaning & History
English form of HENRIETTE, and thus a feminine form of HARRY. It was first used in the 17th century, becoming very common in the English-speaking world by the 18th century. A famous bearer was Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), the American author who wrote ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’.


Given Name Harriet

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: HER-ee-ət, HAR-ee-ət

Meaning & History
English form of HENRIETTE, and thus a feminine form of HARRY. It was first used in the 17th century, becoming very common in the English-speaking world by the 18th century. A famous bearer was Harriet Beecher Stowe (1811-1896), the American author who wrote ‘Uncle Tom’s Cabin’.

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