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88k
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since 1880

Harriet

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Home Ruler
  • #679 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Harriet" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
18803193190#73 girl name
18812702700#85 girl name
18822892890#90 girl name
18833413410#82 girl name
18843393390#91 girl name
18853423420#89 girl name
18863413410#99 girl name
18873423420#94 girl name
18883893890#99 girl name
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19023993990
19034164160
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19054134130
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19095325275
19106376370
19117917910
19121,0431,0430
19131,0391,0390
19141,4551,4550
19151,8491,8490
19162,0752,0678
19172,2032,2030
19182,3452,3450
19192,1682,1680
19202,3612,3610
19212,3942,3886
19222,2402,2355
19232,2062,1997
19242,1902,1900
19252,0692,0690
19261,9911,9856
19271,9741,96410
19281,7931,7849
19291,7091,69811
19301,6051,5978
19311,4151,4150
19321,3501,3500
19331,2381,2380
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19401,3621,3620
19411,3951,3950
19421,4421,4420
19431,4431,4430
19441,2681,2626
19451,1751,1750
19461,3071,3007
19471,3231,3230
19481,1241,1195
19491,1001,1000
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19519249240
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Want to know about the populiarty of Harriet? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,988 babies born with the name Harriet in the United States. That's more than enough Harriets to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 319 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Harriet" was in 1921 with a total of 2,388 babies. (That's a lot of baby Harriets)

According to the 1926 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harriet" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 18 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1926. Across the entire United States a total of 1,991 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Harriet" mean?

Harriet (English): Home Ruler

The name "Harriet" is of English origin and it means "Home Ruler". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

H is for handy, the helpful you.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

T is for talent, hidden or not.

Your name in reverse order is "Teirrah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rhtriea". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Harriet popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Harriet in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Harriet

Harriet Beecher Stowe

Harriet Beecher Stowe is a writer. Harriet was born in 1811 as Harriet Elisabeth Beecher in Litchfield, Connecticut, United States.

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Harriet Miers

Harriet Miers is an officeholder. Harriet was born in 1945 as Harriet Ellan Miers in Dallas, Texas.

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Pauline Cushman

Pauline Cushman is an actress and union spy. Pauline was born in 1833 as Harriet Wood in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Harriet Lane Johnston

Harriet Lane Johnston is an officeholder. Harriet was born in 1830 in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, USA.

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Past life for Harriet born Jan 1, 2003

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Ukraine approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Harriet

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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