HANNAH f English, Jewish, French, Biblical
"favour" or "grace" from the Hebrew name Chaanach. Hannah was the mother of Samuel the prophet in the Old Testament.
Variants: - Anna, Latin | Nicknames: Nan, Nanny, Anna, also may be a nickname for Johannah, Susannah.
HELEN f English
Possibly from either Greek helene "torch" or "corposant", or Greek selene "moon". In Greek mythology Helen was the daughter of Zeus and Leda, whose kidnapping by Paris was the cause of the Trojan War.
Variants: Helena or Helene f- German / Helena f- Dutch, Scandinavian, Portuguese, Polish, Finnish / Hélène f- French | Nicknames: Ella, Ellen, Ellie, Lena, Nellie.
HENRY m English
From the Germanic name Heimerich which meant "home ruler", composed of the elements heim "home" and ric "power, ruler". This name was introduced into Britain by the Normans. Please note: A short form of "Hankin" which was a medieval pet form of "John".
Variants: Henri-m Henriette-f-French / Henrick-Scandinavian (low form), German (low form), Hungarian / Henrique-Portugese / Nicknames: Hal, Hank, Harry.
HENRIETTA f English
Feminine form of Henry (see above)
Variants: Henriette-French / Henrike-German, Scandinavian / Nicknames: Etta, Etty, Hank, Nettie, Retta.