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My name is also Harriet! :) I've been learning Japanese and travelling to Japan for about 10 years now - I've always used/been told that it's written ハリエット.
By any modern conventions ハリエット would be the proper way to write it. Something like ハリエタ would be wrong because, first, words ending with consonants like t in this case frequently have a っ (small tsu) to give it that kind of hardness, and second, because words that end in t generally use ト rather than タ at the end. Using タ makes it sound more like it's from ...
Try going to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harriet_(name) and hitting the Japanese pages to see how other people named Harriet have their names written. It's usually ハリエット (english names are usually written in katakana) or はりえっと in hiragana.
People have been voting to close this as a "translation request". I vote we reword it into a question basically asking: "how are the clicks in 'click' languages represented in katakana?" because this actually got me super interested and I've been doing a little research... I first checked the Japanese wikipedia pages for these languages hoping they would ...
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