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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Harriett mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Harriett

"Harriett" is a name of French origin, and it means "Rules her household. Feminine of Harry from Henry". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Harriett

Harriett Baldwin is a for West Worcestershire, Member of Parliament, forWest Worcestershire, and Economic Secretary to the Treasury. She has been prominent since 2015. Harriett was given the name Harriett Mary Morison Eggleston on May 2nd, 1960 in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, UK.

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Honey was given the name Harriett E. Jolliff on August 15th, 1927 in Manila, Arkansas. She passed away on September 12th, 2005.

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Harriett was born on August 25th, 1948.

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Harriett Woods was a Lieutenant Governor of Missouri and List of lieutenant governors of Missouri. Harriett was born on June 2nd, 1927 in Cleveland. She passed away on February 8th, 2007.

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Harriett M. Stone Lothrop was a writer. Harriett was given the name Harriett M. Stone on June 22nd, 1844 in New Haven, Connecticut. She breathed her last breath on August 2nd, 1924.

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Harriett was born in 1758. She passed away on March 8th, 1821.

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How popular is the baby name Harriett in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 83 83 0
1881 86 86 0
1882 91 91 0
1883 91 91 0
1884 105 105 0
1885 78 78 0
1886 92 92 0
1887 89 89 0
1888 118 118 0
1889 105 105 0
1890 114 114 0
1891 101 101 0
1892 111 111 0
1893 119 119 0
1894 118 118 0
1895 127 127 0
1896 131 131 0
1897 118 118 0
1898 143 143 0
1899 116 116 0
1900 150 150 0
1901 101 101 0
1902 108 108 0
1903 112 112 0
1904 104 104 0
1905 116 116 0
1906 134 134 0
1907 145 145 0
1908 115 115 0
1909 141 141 0
1910 177 177 0
1911 177 177 0
1912 262 262 0
1913 260 260 0
1914 359 359 0
1915 460 460 0
1916 511 511 0
1917 542 542 0
1918 564 564 0
1919 527 527 0
1920 585 585 0
1921 543 543 0
1922 519 519 0
1923 522 522 0
1924 492 492 0
1925 462 462 0
1926 379 379 0
1927 399 399 0
1928 379 379 0
1929 322 322 0
1930 330 330 0
1931 305 305 0
1932 300 300 0
1933 283 283 0
1934 273 273 0
1935 271 271 0
1936 297 297 0
1937 335 335 0
1938 345 345 0
1939 299 299 0
1940 309 304 5
1941 320 320 0
1942 356 356 0
1943 344 344 0
1944 310 310 0
1945 273 273 0
1946 295 295 0
1947 335 335 0
1948 277 277 0
1949 251 251 0
1950 252 252 0
1951 262 262 0
1952 204 204 0
1953 244 244 0
1954 221 221 0
1955 182 182 0
1956 178 178 0
1957 158 158 0
1958 153 153 0
1959 144 144 0
1960 152 152 0
1961 142 142 0
1962 129 129 0
1963 102 102 0
1964 103 103 0
1965 91 91 0
1966 77 77 0
1967 71 71 0
1968 53 53 0
1969 56 56 0
1970 59 59 0
1971 41 41 0
1972 26 26 0
1973 35 35 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 21 21 0
1976 12 12 0
1977 22 22 0
1978 18 18 0
1979 21 21 0
1980 29 29 0
1981 25 25 0
1982 15 15 0
1983 20 20 0
1984 15 15 0
1985 16 16 0
1986 16 16 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 10 10 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 11 11 0
1991 19 19 0
1992 17 17 0
1993 6 6 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
1997 6 6 0
1998 5 5 0
1999 5 5 0
2000 5 5 0
2001 9 9 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 5 5 0
2006 5 5 0
2008 8 8 0
2010 5 5 0
2011 5 5 0
2012 9 9 0
2014 15 15 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 10 10 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity of Harriett as a first name

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Popularity of Harriett as a last name

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Common last names for Harriett

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Davis
  • Wilson
  • Williams
  • Taylor
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • White
  • Thomas
  • Lewis
  • Clark
  • Allen
  • Hill

Common first names for Harriett

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Harriett U.S.
  White 70.56% 64.26%
  African American 24.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.80% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Harriett

People with the last name Harriett are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Harriett

  • What name lists does Harriett rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Harriett? Harriett is the 1,633rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Harriett was the 86,981st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Harriett have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,533 babies born with the first name Harriett in the United States. That's more than enough people named Harriett to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Harriett? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 83 new born babies.
  • When was Harriett first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Harriett is Sunday, July 12th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Harriett born? The highest recorded use of the first name Harriett was in 1920 with a total of 585 babies.
  • Random Harriett Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Harriett ranks 84th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Delaware. Imagine that, 5 babies in Delaware have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Harriett: Your name in reverse order is Tteirrah. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Thrtreai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Harriett? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 214 people with the last name Harriett.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Harriett? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Harriett as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.4m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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