Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Home Ruler
Main Origin Language: English
(Or View Harriet Boy)

In 2017 the name Harriet...

• was given to 210 baby girls
• was the 1,161st most popular name for baby girls
• was 244% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in New Hampshire, Minnesota, and Massachusetts
• was about as popular as Adilene and Austyn
Babies Named Harriet Born Per Year
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Per 100,000
Total Number
(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Harriet...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1950
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1993
• is 81% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 288% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Agnes, Maxine, Faye, Elwood, Clyde, Harvey
• has the most opposite popularity history to Elana, Marcela, Delaina, Rafael, Antonio, Francesco
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Harriet Per State
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Geographically the name Harriet...

• 2% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Maisy, Brenna, Annabel, Callum, Russell, Griffin
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Serenity, Kaylee, Kylie, Kayden, Braxton, Kaleb
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Harriet by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Harriet are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Harriet will be the only kid named Harriet in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Harriet compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Harriet rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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