The name Nettie is a girl's name of English origin. Nettie and is often added to user-created lists like Old-Fashioned, Vintage, Retro, Classic, Eclectic, Unusual and Uncommon Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Rank these Names! (Girls)".
From the experts:
You may never have known a Nettie personally, but there well might be one hidden in your family history, considering that she was a Top 100 name until 1901 and stayed on the Social Security list until 1962.
Like cousins Hattie and Lottie, Nettie is a charming and nostalgic knitting and crocheting great-grandma name that just might work as a relaxed choice for a contemporary little girl, perhaps to honor an ancestral Annette or Henrietta.