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Etta

[et-uh] /ˈɛt ə/
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Henrietta.
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  • I am sure Etta is wrong: you do not look in the least strong-minded.

    Uncle Max Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • And that would be Etta's hint to look cute and giggle and say, 'Well!

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Etta says we waste our time dreadfully, but as it is our time and not hers, it is none of her business.'

    Uncle Max Rosa Nouchette Carey
  • Mr. Dockerell had not been so much in love with Etta as with marrying.

    The Third Miss Symons Flora Macdonald Mayor
  • Etta, remaining in the car, called, “Good morning” to the girls.

Word Origin and History for Etta

fem. proper name, originally a shortening of Henrietta.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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