Literary name, variation of Harriet

Arrietty Origin and Meaning

The name Arrietty is a girl's name .

A pretty, dainty name for one of the little characters in the children's book series The Borrowers. It was the basis for a later Studio Ghible animated film, The Secret World of Arrietty. While the connection to Harriet is tenuous, you might want to consider Arrietty as an honorific for an ancestral Harriet, Harry, or even Henry or Henrietta.

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Arrietty in Pop Culture

  • Arrietty means Lion StarArri means Lion and Etty means Star
  • Arriettythe protagonist of the Studio Ghibli movie, "The Secret World of Arrietty"