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Gender: Female Origin of Arrietty: Literary name, variation of Harriet

The name Arrietty is a girl's name . Arrietty and is often added to lists like Hipster British Baby Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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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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Pop Culture References for the name Arrietty

Arrietty means Lion Star, Arri means Lion and Etty means Star