Henrietta Name Meaning & Origin
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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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 Biggle, goth girl in South Park
Henrietta Tubbs, the heavyset wife of Otto Tubbs, the heavyset farmer in the internet comic blog "The Greasers of Hazzick Flats", whose 350-pound daughter Arbuttle marries "the worst hood in town", Alex S. Smuckers. Alex referrs to her as "Old Lady Tubbs". http://www.thegreasersofhazzickflats.blogspot.com
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.