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Hallie vs. Harriet vs. Henrietta

My father, Henry, just passed away a couple months ago and we were thinking of honoring him- however- we’re having a little girl which makes the naming a little trickier- we’re not sure if we want to use it as a first name or middle but if you could help us figure it out? We’re thinking one of these three names somewhere in the name though.

The Top Baby Name is...

Henrietta

47%

Hallie

26%

Harriet

26%

Poll created: Mar 18, 2014
Total Votes: 19

Comments

I love that you want to honor him but I don’t like the names harriet and henrietta but the name Hallie is cute and fun yet classy and elegent! But it dosnt sound like Henry that much! I love the name Hemsley though!
posted by Hallie Hemsley :: Mar 18, 2014 05:51 PM | report
Love Hallie!! I’m considering it for my angle:)
posted by guest :: Mar 18, 2014 05:54 PM | report
Hetty? or Arietty?
posted by guest :: Mar 18, 2014 05:57 PM | report
Harriet is beautiful! I have to disagree with the first poster though---Hallie IS cute and fun, but it’s not classy and elegant. Harriet and Henrietta fall under those categories.
posted by guest :: Mar 18, 2014 06:00 PM | report
How about Henriette (awn-ree-ET)?
posted by guest :: Mar 18, 2014 06:03 PM | report
Hemsley? Thank you, but no. Hetty sounds too much like Hatty to us. Arietty is okay, I didn’t consider that one and would have to think that name over for a bit but it’s not an immediate no.
posted by poster :: Mar 18, 2014 06:04 PM | report
Thank you, we’ll consider Henriette too.
posted by poster :: Mar 18, 2014 06:06 PM | report
Henrietta is the most obvious choice to me. I think it would be great for a middle name. Honor names are easily slotted into the middle name spot since they aren’t used in daily life.

I do love the name Halle. To me, it’s not as obvious that it would be an honor name for Henry, but that’s just me.

If you went with Henrietta as a first name, potential nicknames would be Etta or even Halle.

Good luck!
posted by guest :: Mar 18, 2014 06:33 PM | report
Henley would be pretty and honorable.
posted by Jellibelly04 :: Mar 18, 2014 11:27 PM | report

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