Hetty - girls name

Hetty name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 65%

Hetty name meaning:

The name Hetty is a diminutive of the name Henrietta, derived from the Germanic name Heinrich, meaning "ruler of the home" or "ruler of the household." It carries a sense of authority and leadership, suggesting a strong and independent character. Hetty is often associated with traits like ambition, determination, and self-assurance.

Girls named Hetty are known for their focused and driven nature. They have a strong desire to excel in various aspects of their lives, whether it be in their careers, relationships, or personal goals. Hetty's natural leadership qualities make them capable of taking charge and making decisions with confidence. They are efficient, organized, and have a knack for managing things effectively.

Hetty's sense of responsibility extends beyond themselves, as they often show great care and concern for their loved ones. They are known for their loyalty, dependability, and willingness to help others. Girls with the name Hetty may also possess a creative or artistic side, as they have a keen eye for detail and a flair for aesthetics. Overall, Hetty embodies strength, determination, and a strong sense of purpose.

Origin: French

Diminutive of Henrietta: Keeper of the hearth. Rules her household. From Henriette, the French feminine form of Henry.


Victorian names

Related names

Henrietta , Heniuta, Henka, Hennie, Henny , Hetty

Other girls names beginning with H


Overall UK ranking: 1962 out of 5581

14 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Hetty

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