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[et-uh] /ˈɛt ə/
a female given name, form of Henrietta. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • I am sure Etta is wrong: you do not look in the least strong-minded.

    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 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
  • To be sure I had Etta Goldsmith, who is a dear little thing.

    Janet's Love and Service Margaret M Robertson
  • 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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