Popularity:3952
Origin:German
Meaning:Home-ruler
Henrietta is a feminine name steeped in German and Old French origins. The feminization of the male Henry, Henrietta ultimately comes from Heinrich and means “home-ruler.” Henrietta has been borne by influential female figures throughout the centuries, including Henrietta Szold, founder of the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Hadassah. Henrietta is also the titular character in Rebecca Skloots' non-fiction book, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks. Clearly, Henrietta inspires greatness in those who bear this stylish and vintage name. The perfect name for a natural-born leader, baby Henrietta will have a wealth of inspiration for when they make their mark on the world.

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