Henrietta

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛnˈɹiː.ɛt.ə/

Proper noun[edit]

Henrietta

  1. A female given name.
    • 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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Faroese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Henrietta f

  1. A female given name

Usage notes[edit]

Matronymics

  • son of Henrietta: Henriettuson
  • daughter of Henrietta: Henriettudóttir

Declension[edit]

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Henrietta
Accusative Henriettu
Dative Henriettu
Genitive Henriettu

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French Henriette, or borrowed from English

Proper noun[edit]

Henrietta

  1. A female given name