Diminutive of Henrietta, English
"estate ruler"

Hetty Origin and Meaning

The name Hetty is girl's name meaning "estate ruler".
A classic short form of Henrietta, also seen as a nickname for Mehetabel.

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Famous People Named Hetty

  • Hetty King (born Winifred Emms)English music hall performer
  • Henrietta Howland "Hetty" GreenAmerican businesswoman and financier
  • Henrietta Sara Louise "Hetty" BaynesEnglish actress
  • Hetty Carr Carymaker of the first three battle flags of the Confederate States of America
  • Henriëtte Adriana "Hetty" BlokDutch cabaret singer and actress
  • Mehetabel "Hetty" Wesley WrightEnglish poet of the religious Wesley family

Hetty in Pop Culture

  • Hetty Sorrelcharacter in "Adam Bede" (1859) by George Eliot
  • Hetty Chilsonbrothel,keeper in Edna Ferber's "Show Boat" (1926)
  • Hetty Kingcharacter on TV's "Road to Avonlea"
  • Hetty Mertoncharacter in Oscar Wilde's "The Picture of Dorian Gray"
  • Henrietta "Hetty" Langecharacter on TV's "NCIS: Los Angeles"
  • "Hetty Feather" children's book by Jacqueline Wilson and its main character (Hetty is also known as Emerald Star and Sapphire Battersea)
  • Henrietta "Hetty" Wainthroppmain character on British TV series "Hetty Wainthropp Investigates"