What does the name Harriet mean? The meaning of the name Harriet is Home Ruler. The origin of the name Harriet is English. This is the culture in which the name originated, or in the case of a word, the language.
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Name Notes: Female form of Harry/Henry. Harriet Tubman, leader of the U.S. undeground railroad.