Ettie, Hettie, Tess, Etsy.
Famous people named Esther:
Queen Esther, who saved her people from annihilation as told in the biblical book of Esther; Esther Williams, actress and competitive swimmer; Esther "Eppie" Pauline Lederer (a.k.a. advice columnist Ann Landers).
Esther Smith, heroine of the 1944 movie Meet Me in St. Louis, was played by Judy Garland.
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