Of Germanic origin.
Feminine form of the name Harry.
Harriet is English form of the French name Henriette, a feminine diminutive of Henry.
Alternative forms of the name are: Harrietta, Harriette, Henrika, Etta, Hatty, Hendrika, Henrike, Henny, Jet, Jetta.
Famous bearers are Harriet Tubman, Harriet Andersson, Harriet Walter, Harriet Sansom Harris.