Dictionary of Medieval Names
from European Sources

Harriet f. A dim. of Harry, an English spelling of Henry reflecting the French pronunciation of the name.

England
Early Modern English
1559 Haryet BEmar-vol2 p. 68; 1597 Harriot StAnthonlin p. 38
Cite as: S.L. Uckelman. "Harriet". In S.L. Uckelman, ed. The Dictionary of Medieval Names from European Sources, Edition 2017, no. 1. http://dmnes.org/2017/1/name/Harriet.