The name Harriet is girl's name of French, English origin meaning "estate ruler". Harriet has long been considered a stylish, upscale name in England, but it's still waiting to be revived in the US—though some parents seeking a solid, serious semi-classic are beginning to consider it.
George Francis Hugh Cambridge, 2nd Marquess of Cambridge, GCVO (11 October 1895 – 16 April 1981), known as Prince George of Teck until 1917 and as Earl of Eltham from 1917 to 1927, was a relative of the British Royal Family, a great-great-grandson of King George III and nephew of Queen Mary, the consort of King George V.
Lady Harriet Howard, third daughter of the sixth Earl, was the wife of George Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, 2nd Duke of Sutherland. She was Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria and an active Whig in society circles. The Hon. Geoffrey William Algernon Howard, fifth son of the ninth Earl, was a Liberal Member of Parliament.
Forde, Lady Harriet, (d 1865), daughter of 2nd Earl of Carrick Foster, Anthony, (1705-1779), Irish judge Foster, Sir Augustus John, (1780-1848), 1st Baronet, diplomat