Henrietta Name Meaning & Origin

Henrietta

Pronunciation: hehn-ree-EH-tə (key)

Origin of the name Henrietta:

British form of the French name Henriette, a feminine diminutive of Henri, which is derived from the German Heinrich (ruler of an enclosure, home ruler).

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Comments and insights on the name Henrietta: | Edit

Many English people say this is the most aristocratic name you can give your daughter.

Such a beautiful name.

My name is Henrietta, my brother calls me Etta. I love my name so much, and I love how it's not that popular but the nickname Etta is so popular that it's kinda annoying. I have two brothers Clement and Nicholas. My mom just loved the name so she named me Henrietta Louise Verity, yep long name but I still love it so much :D

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they are always emotional,they are smart and always beautiful..they love education and they are comfortable with everything around them

Nicknames for Henrietta: | Edit

Rie, Etta, Hettie, Ettie, Hattie, Hennie, Nettie, Hen, Penny, Henri, Henria,hetty

Meanings and history of the name Henrietta: | Edit

henrietta means ruler of the home....it comes from the name henry...its a germanic name

Famous real-life people named Henrietta: | Edit

Henrietta Maria of France, Princess of France and Queen of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1625-49)
Henrietta Anne of England, Duchess D'Orleans and the youngest daughter of Henrietta Maria and King Charles I of England
Henrietta Szold, American Jewish activist and founder of the women's aid organization Hadassah
Henrietta Ónodi, Hungarian gymnast..,henrietta omobude-Iriogbe agri.

Henrietta in song, story & screen: | Edit

Henrietta is Peter and Olivia's daughter in the TV series "Fringe."
Henrietta (also called "Duckface"), character left at the altar by Hugh Grant in "Four Weddings and a Funeral"
"Henrietta," song by the Fratellis

Henrietta is the name of the second-to-oldest sister in the book siries of "All of a Kind Family". She goes by Henny. You should read the books, because their good books and, before I read them when my mom said "Henny" or "Henrietta" I thought it was a little different, but I got used to it quick after reading all five books. It is a fun sireis.

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