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Henrietta

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English

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /hɛnɹiɛttə/, SAMPA: /hEnriEtt@/.

Proper noun

Singular
Henrietta

Plural
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Henrietta

  1. A female given name.

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Quotations

  • 1936 George Weller: Clutch and Differential. Ayer 1970. ISBN 0836936590 page 196:
    Alberta is more like a man's name than any other name that comes from a men's, more than Georgianna which is just like a magnolia blossom or Henrietta which most people change to Etta or Geraldine which nobody ever thinks of coming from a man's Irish name like Gerald.

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Swedish

Proper noun

Henrietta

  1. A female given name formed from French Henriette, or borrowed from English.

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