Harriet meaning and origin

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Old High German and Germanic
Usage: English, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: Ruler of an Enclosure, Rules the Home, Estate, Homeland, Rich, Powerful, Power and House and King
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Originated from Old High German and Germanic, Popular and Perpetual Harriet commonly bestowed upon both sexes, Harriet means "Home Ruler, Rules the Home, Estate, Homeland, Rich, Powerful, Power or House and King" is used mostly in Finnish, English, Swedish, Norwegian and Danish. Harriet is short form of Henriette. Henriette is equivalent of Harriet in French and English languages. Also Henriette is German and Scandinavian equivalent of Henrietta. Henriette is also French form of Henri. Origin of Darling and Perpetual Henriette is in Germanic and Old High German languages, meaning of Henriette is "House and Powerful". Harriet is feminine version of Harry. Harry is a variation of loved and evergreen Henri. Harry is short of Harold. Also Harry is a diminutive of Harald. Harry is also abridged form of Henry. Harry is form of Henry or Heinrich in English language. Also Harry is English cognate of Henri. Originated from Germanic and Old High German, Well-Known and Perennial Harry, Harry means "Army Man, Ruler of an Enclosure and Rich".. Harriet is celebrated on July 13th.

Variants of Harriet

Heimerich, Arriet, Hedda, Helene, Harry, Henri, Hale, Harri

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Popularity of Harriet

Harriet is a popular name in United States given to over 88804 babies in 157 years. At present the moniker is on a rise, in 1880, it ranked 73rd when 2388 parents chose the moniker for their baby girls. In addition to that, the moniker has been in the top 100 baby names 10 times Also, a popular name in England and Wales with over 19914 new-borns have been given the name since 1996. Recently the moniker is on a rise, in 2018, the moniker grabbed the 45th spot and 1132 baby girls were given the name. Moreover, the moniker has been to the top 50 baby names 2 times

Harriet used to be a common name in New South Wales, first appeared in 2013 and over 617 babies have been given the name in 7 years. At its zenith in 2017,. However after 7 years, the name is currently sliding down on the charts. Also, Harriet is common in Victoria where over 675 new-borns have been given the name since 2012. At the peak of its usage in 2017, the moniker grabbed the 42nd spot and 118 baby girls were given the name.

Harriet is a familiar baby name in Queensland, during its short term of usage, the name has been to the top 100 names. Recently in 2019, 87 babies were given Harriet and it reached its peak ranking, 54 on girl names chart. Over 357 people have been named Harriet in Queensland. Harriet is an uncommon baby name in Ireland, even after 42 years of presence it could not make beyond the top 300. Over 287 people have been named Harriet in Ireland. Also, in France, it has been in use since 1988 and achieved its top most rank of 2261 in 1990.

However things change on global perspective, Harriet is extremely popular in Uganda where every 1 in 200 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Ghana, Zambia, Kenya, England, Malawi, Rwanda and South Africa. As per our estimate, over 490000 people has been named Harriet globally.

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Numerological analysis of Harriet

When it comes to love, you can't stand a monogamous relationship. You are often taken as crazy because of your fearlessness and courageous acts you take to achieve your aspirations. You are known for your lively spirit, eternal patience and lack of belief when it comes to love. You don't wait on destiny to decide for you. You decide for you. Having letter H as your cornerstone represents your strong mental health.

Other names similar to Harriet, for soon-to-be-parents

  •  Harriet - The well-known and perennial unisex name Harriet is used dominantly in English and Finnish. It is rooted from Old High German and Germanic, Harriet means "Home Ruler or Ruler of an Enclosure". In 1962, prevalent name Harriet managed to bag 492nd position on baby girl chart in United States
  •  Roberta - Meaning of Roberta is Glory or Brilliant, Bright Famous One or Bright is predominantly used in Finnish, Norwegian and Italian which of Old High German and Germanic origin is a unisex name
  •  Mattie - Preeminent and Evergreen unisex name Mattie is originated from Old High German, Aramaic and English, meaning of Mattie is "Lady, Battle-mighty or Strength for Battle" is used primarily in Arabic, Swedish and English
  •  Katie - Durable and Loved Katie prevalently is used in Finnish and Norwegian is rooted from Old Greek bestowed upon both genders, meaning of Katie is "Form of Katherine or The Pure"
  •  Alfred - Trendy and Venerable unisex name Alfred is originated from Old English and German used mainly in English and French languages, Alfred means "Wise Counsellor, Elf or Elf Counsel"
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Namesakes of Harriet

    Harriet Jane Moore, British watercolour artist
  • Harriet Lee, English novelist and playwright
  • Harriet Taylor Mill, British philosopher and women's rights advocate
  • Harriet E. Wilson, is considered the first female African-American novelist
  • Harriet Angelina Fortescue, British writer on international affairs
  • Harriet B. Jones, first woman to be licensed as a physician
  • Harriet Creighton, American botanist, geneticist and educator
  • Harriet Chalmers Adams, American explorer, writer and photographer
  • Harriet Elphinstone-Dick, early English and Australian swimming champion
  • Harriet Metcalf, six-time USA national/ Olympic team member
  • Harriet Spicer, Governor of the London School of Economics
  • Harriet Sohmers Zwerling, American writer and artist's model
  • Harriet Spanel, Majority Caucus Chair
  • Harriet Zuckerman, American sociologist
  • Harriet Fier, American writer and editor
  • Harriet van Ettekoven, former international rower from the Netherlands,
  • Harriet Wadeson, Ph
  • Harriet Arbuthnot, early 19th-century English diarist
  • Harriet Van Horne, American newspaper columnist and film/television critic
  • Harriet Nahanee, Indigenous rights activist
  • Harriet Findlay, English political activist and philanthropist
  • Harriet Barber, English figurative painter
  • Harriet Cosgrove, archaeologist trained
  • Harriet Klausner, amateur reviewer of books and a newspaper columnist
  • Harriet Newell, American Christian missionary and memoirist
  • Harriet Howard, mistress and financial backer of Louis Napoleon
  • Harriet Anne Scott, British novelist
  • Harriet Winslow, prominent missionary attached to American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions
  • Harriet Boyd Hawes, pioneering American archaeologist, nurse
  • Harriet Brooks, first Canadian female nuclear physicist
  • Harriet Tubman, During the American Civil War
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe, American abolitionist and author
  • Harriet Martineau, British social theorist and Whig writer
  • Harriet Harman, British solicitor and Labour Party politician
  • Harriet Ann Jacobs, African-American writer
  • Harriet Cohen, British pianist
  • Harriet Lane, acted as First Lady of the United States during the presidency of her uncle
  • Harriet Adams, American juvenile book packager
  • Harriet Monroe, American editor, scholar, literary critic, poet
  • Harriet Nelson, American singer and actress
  • Harriet, Galápagos tortoise
  • Harriet MacGibbon, American stage, film, and television actress best
  • Harriet Quimby, early American aviator and a movie screenwriter
  • Harriet Miers, American lawyer
  • Harriet Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, Duchess of Sutherland, great friend of Queen Victoria
  • Harriet Smithson, famous Shakespearean actress
  • Harriet Hosmer, neoclassical sculptor
  • Harriet Shaw Weaver, political activist and a magazine editor
  • Harriet Sansom Harris, American actress best
  • Harriet Cass, freelance broadcaster, best
  • Harriet Andersson, Swedish actress
  • Harriet Backer, Norwegian painter

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