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Harriette might sound a bit old fashioned but it is elegant and graceful. This would be a great name for parents looking for something a bit conservative.
Harriette is a variant of the name Harriet and can also be pronounced with a stress on the last ‘e’. The name shares its meaning of ‘ruler of the home’ with the name Henry.
Famous People With This Name
Harriet Nelson was an American actress who is best known for her role in “The Adventures of Ozzie and Harriet.” Harriet Metcalf is an American rower who has won an Olympic gold medal. Harriet Beecher Stowe is an American abolitionist and author, who is most famous for writing “Uncle Tom’s Cabin.”
Possible nicknames for Harriette could be Har or Harry/Harri.
Harriette can also be spelt Hariet, Harriett and Harriet.
Stories Featuring This Name
Harriet Jones is the British Prime Minister in the sci-fi series, “Doctor Who.” Harriet Smith is a character in Jane Austen’s “Emma.” Harriet Watson is John Watson’s sister in the BBC series, “Sherlock,” although she is only ever mentioned and never seen on screen.
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