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Ranked #679


Gender: Girl. Popularity for the Last 10 Years: 6 (Ranked #4325).

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 happy, your wonderful laugh.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for relax, you know how!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

T is for touching, the way you show you are.

Your name in reverse order is "Teirrah". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Haitrer". 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.

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


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 1936 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Harriet" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 46 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1936. Across the entire United States a total of 1,340 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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 north east? 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.


Harriet Miers

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


Pauline Cushman

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


Harriet Lane Johnston

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


Past life for Harriet born Jun 28, 1993

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 Southern New Zealand approximately on 1150. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.