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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Henrietta

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Wiktionary

Latinate form of French Henriette, derived from the male given name Henry.

  1. A female given name.

Henrietta was also found in the following language(s): Faroese, Hungarian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Henrietta

Henrietta Lacks was a cultivation of tobacco and tobacco farmer. Henrietta was given the name Loretta Pleasant on August 1st, 1920 in Roanoke, Virginia. She passed away on October 4th, 1951.

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She was most active from 1625 to 1649. Henrietta was born as the child of Henry IV of France and Marie de' Medici on November 25th, 1609 in Palais du Louvre, Paris, France. She died on September 10th, 1669.

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She holds the title Duchess of Orléans and List of consorts of Orléans. Henrietta was born as the child of Charles I of England and Henrietta Maria of France on June 16th, 1644 in Bedford House, Exeter, England. She died on June 30th, 1670.

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Henrietta Swan Leavitt was a scientist in the field of astronomy. Henrietta was born on July 4th, 1868 in Lancaster, Massachusetts, U.S. She breathed her last breath on December 12th, 1921.

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Hetty Green was a financier. Hetty was given the name Henrietta Howland Robinson on November 21st, 1834 in New Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S. She passed away on July 3rd, 1916.

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Henny Backus was an actor and stage actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to 1952. Henny was given the name Henrietta Kaye on March 21st, 1911 in Brooklyn, New York, U.S. Henny is also known as Henriette Kaye. She breathed her last breath on December 9th, 2004.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Henrietta

Her career lasted from 1822 to 1829. Princess was born as the child of Frederick William, Prince of Nassau-Weilburg, and Burgravine Louise Isabelle of Kirchberg on October 30th, 1797 in Bayreuth. She breathed her last breath on December 29th, 1829.

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Dowager was born on March 5th, 1940. Dowager is also known as Henrietta Joan Tiarks.

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Seth F. Henriett is a writer. Seth was given the name Fajcsák Henrietta on October 27th, 1980 in Eger. Seth is also known as Fajcsák Henrietta.

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She holds the title Princess of Naples, Sicily, and House of Bourbon-Two Sicilies. Maria was born as the child of Ferdinand I of the Two Sicilies and Maria Carolina of Austria on July 31st, 1787 in Royal Palace of Naples. She passed away on September 20th, 1792.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 191 191 0
1881 181 181 0
1882 211 211 0
1883 203 203 0
1884 240 240 0
1885 225 225 0
1886 288 288 0
1887 269 269 0
1888 349 349 0
1889 323 323 0
1890 366 366 0
1891 348 348 0
1892 429 424 5
1893 409 409 0
1894 400 400 0
1895 420 420 0
1896 417 412 5
1897 416 416 0
1898 430 430 0
1899 410 410 0
1900 491 491 0
1901 383 383 0
1902 437 437 0
1903 433 433 0
1904 449 449 0
1905 428 428 0
1906 475 475 0
1907 470 470 0
1908 468 468 0
1909 480 480 0
1910 525 525 0
1911 558 558 0
1912 822 822 0
1913 865 865 0
1914 1,058 1,058 0
1915 1,246 1,246 0
1916 1,269 1,264 5
1917 1,350 1,350 0
1918 1,411 1,411 0
1919 1,301 1,301 0
1920 1,302 1,302 0
1921 1,179 1,174 5
1922 1,174 1,169 5
1923 1,149 1,149 0
1924 1,136 1,136 0
1925 1,059 1,059 0
1926 957 957 0
1927 906 898 8
1928 847 847 0
1929 767 762 5
1930 682 673 9
1931 650 650 0
1932 625 625 0
1933 521 521 0
1934 531 531 0
1935 555 555 0
1936 553 553 0
1937 575 575 0
1938 545 545 0
1939 586 586 0
1940 540 540 0
1941 567 567 0
1942 662 662 0
1943 655 655 0
1944 526 521 5
1945 540 540 0
1946 546 546 0
1947 565 565 0
1948 540 540 0
1949 511 511 0
1950 460 460 0
1951 447 447 0
1952 424 424 0
1953 417 417 0
1954 381 381 0
1955 395 395 0
1956 361 361 0
1957 343 343 0
1958 307 307 0
1959 294 294 0
1960 272 272 0
1961 240 240 0
1962 230 230 0
1963 198 198 0
1964 195 195 0
1965 153 153 0
1966 152 152 0
1967 113 113 0
1968 113 113 0
1969 113 113 0
1970 113 113 0
1971 91 91 0
1972 68 68 0
1973 79 79 0
1974 57 57 0
1975 62 62 0
1976 48 48 0
1977 55 55 0
1978 42 42 0
1979 45 45 0
1980 36 36 0
1981 38 38 0
1982 35 35 0
1983 35 35 0
1984 35 35 0
1985 30 30 0
1986 26 26 0
1987 29 29 0
1988 29 29 0
1989 25 25 0
1990 36 36 0
1991 33 33 0
1992 36 36 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 14 14 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 13 13 0
1998 18 18 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 15 15 0
2002 15 15 0
2003 13 13 0
2004 15 15 0
2005 8 8 0
2006 11 11 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 17 17 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 26 26 0
2011 34 34 0
2012 46 46 0
2013 65 65 0
2014 75 75 0
2015 61 61 0
2016 65 65 0
2017 63 63 0

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Popularity of Henrietta as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Henrietta

  • What name lists does Henrietta rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Henrietta? Henrietta is the 995th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Henrietta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 50,783 babies born with the first name Henrietta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Henrietta to occupy the territory of Faroe Islands (Denmark) with an estimated population of 48,285 (as of March 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Henrietta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 191 new born babies.
  • When was Henrietta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Henrietta is Wednesday, June 27th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Henrietta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Henrietta was in 1918 with a total of 1,411 babies. That's a lot of babies named Henrietta!
  • Random Henrietta Factoid: According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Henrietta ranks 101st in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Carolina. Imagine that, 43 babies in South Carolina have the same name as you in 1915.
  • Weird things about the name Henrietta: Your name in reverse order is Atteirneh. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Rittaneeh. How do you pronounce that?

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