More info about the name "Harriet"
The name Harriet carries a vintage charm with itself. It sounds pleasing to the ears too.Another English name, this one means one who is the ruler of home. It is the feminine version of the name Harry. Harriet Tubman was an American humanitarian and abolitionist, whose contribution to end slavery is priceless. Harriet Beecher Stowe was an American abolitionist author and one of her best-known works is Uncle Tom’s Cabin, an anti-slavery novel.Harriet is a variant of Henrietta. Henrietta originates in Germanic languages and means "ruler of the house". It is a feminine form of Henry. Henrietta has been a popular name within royalty over centuries but lately its usage, especially in the United States, has declined.