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For Girls. Heloise. Heidi. Helen. Henrietta. Helga
is a girl's first name. It is of French and Old German origin
with a noble meaning "renowned fighter".
Heloise has 5 variant forms: Aloysia, Eloisa, Eloise, Heloisa
Short baby names familiar to Heloise are Helisa, Helsa,
Hollis and Holliss.
is a popular female first name. It is a short form of Adelaide
or Adelheid. That name has Old German origin with a noble
meaning "exalted nature; noble, kind".
Heidi is represented by 6 variants: Haidee, Heida, Heide,
Heidey, Heidy and Hydee.
Short baby forms that sound like Heidi are Hedi and Heddi.
is a very very popular girl's name. It is of Greek origin, and
its meaning is "sun ray; shining light". Helene
is a French form; Halina is Polish; Eilidh
is Scottish Gaelic, etc.
Helen has 78 different name forms: Aileen, Ailene, Aleanor,
Alene, Aline, Eileen, Eilidh, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elayne, Eleanor,
Eleanore, Elena, Eleni, Elenora, Elenore, Eleonora, Elianora, Elinor,
Ella, Elladine, Elleanora, Elle, Ellee, Ellen, Ellenora, Ellette,
Ellie, Ellin, Elliner, Ellinor, Elly, Ellyn, Elnora, Galina, Halina,
Helaina, Helaine, Helana, Heleanor, Heleena, Helenore, Helena, Helene,
Helenann, Helenna, Helene, Helia, Hella, Hellen, Hellena, Hellene,
Hellenor, Hellia, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Leanora, Lena,
Lenore, Leonara, Leonora, Leonore, Leora, Lienor, Lina, Nelda, Nell,
Nellette, Nelliana, Nellie, Nelly, Nonnie, Nora and Yelena.
There are also related names Aibhilin, Alana, Alena, Alina,
Leanna, Olena and Yalena.
A short baby name derived from Helen is Hollyann.
is a very popular female first name too. It is of Old German origin
with an imperious meaning "ruler of the home". The name is more
often used in an informal version Harriet.
Henrietta is derived from Henry, i.e. it is a feminine form of
Henrietta has 25 variant forms: Enrichetta, Enrichette,
Enriqueta, Etta, Ettie, Etty, Hatsie, Hatsy, Hattie, Hatty, Hendrika,
Henia, Henie, Henka, Hennie, Henrie, Henrieta, Henriette, Henrika,
Henryetta, Hetta, Hette, Hettie, Yetta and Yettie.
There is only one short baby name pronounced like Henrietta, it
is an unusual girl's name. It has Old German and Old Norse roots
with a joyful meaning "holy, sacred; successful". The name is more
often used in a variant form Olga.
There are several similar short baby names Hella, Helia,
Helsa and Helma.
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