Etta - girls name

Etta name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 96%

Etta name meaning:

The name Etta is a diminutive of the name Henrietta, which in turn is derived from the male name Henry. The name Henry is of Germanic origin and means "ruler of the home" or "ruler of the estate." Therefore, the name Etta can be seen as a feminine form of Henry and carries a similar meaning.

In addition to its meaning, the name Etta has a charming and elegant sound. It has a vintage appeal, evoking a sense of nostalgia and sophistication. Etta is a name that is both classic and timeless, making it a popular choice for parents looking for a name that is feminine, yet strong.

Overall, the name Etta symbolizes leadership and power within the domestic sphere. It embodies qualities associated with rulership, authority, and the ability to manage and organize a household. It is a name that carries a sense of grace and beauty, making it an attractive option for those seeking a name with a rich history and a touch of vintage allure.

Origin: German


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Overall UK ranking: 199 out of 5581

263 recorded births last year

Change in rank

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (485)

Historical popularity of Etta

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