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Gender: Female Meaning of Ettie: "little" Origin of Ettie: French diminutive

Ettie Origin and Meaning

The name Ettie is a girl's name meaning "little".

Ettie or Etty works as a nickname for any name with a prominent "et" sound, usually at the end: think Henrietta, Juliette or Colette. The -ette ending is a French diminutive suffix.

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SouthernPeach Says:

2018-09-30T21:32:49

In the southern US, it sounds completely like Eddie. I love Ettie though! I have a different mindset when using each, but when it comes out, they both sound like Eddie... ;(

cheesy-biscuit Says:

2018-05-17T09:15:23

This name could be a nn for Arietti or Harriet

Mrsfaith Says:

2016-08-04T09:40:06

We use Ettie as a nn for the longer Arietty (from the Borrowers)

NameGarden Says:

2016-02-04T18:08:27

I like it on paper, but it's not feminine as I first thought, because it sounds a bit like Eddie. I still like the name though.

grace147 Says:

2015-10-13T21:24:56

I think this is adorable! So vintage and cute while spunky enough for her to like it through the teenage years.