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What does Alette mean?

Alette Pronunciation of Alette [alette] as a girls' name is of Greek and Latin origin, and Alette means "footloose; small winged one". Alette is a variant form of Aleta (Greek): also version of Alethea. Alette is also a derivative of Alida (Latin).

Associated with: greek, small (little).


Alette has 3 variants: Allette, Ellette and Olette.

21 more relations via Aleta, Alethea, Alida: Alathea, Aldine, Aldyne, Aleda, Aleida, Aletea, Aletha, Alethia, Aletia, Aletta, Alita, Alithea, Alletta, Elethea, Eletta, Elletta, Lettee, Lettie, Letty, Oleta and Oletta.

Creative forms:
(female) Aletne, Alte, ..

(male) Aletae, Aletai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alette Janet (A.J.), ..

How popular is Alette?

Alette is an uncommon first name for women. Alette is an equivalently rare surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Alette (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000 are Letty (#1666 the previous year), Lettie (#1946), Alida, Aletta, Oleta, Alethia, Aleda, Aleta, Aletha, Alethea and Aldine. Adoption of these forms of Alette reached its highest a century ago (median #1490) and has become significantly diminished since (#1964, 87% less usage), with forms like Alida becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aldine, Aleda, Aleta, Aletha, Alethea in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alethia, Aletta, Alida, Lettie, Letty, Oleta in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alette and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alette is alike in pronunciation to Allouette, Alouette, Alowette, Eliette, Elyette, Willette and Yolette. Other suggested similar names are Alease, Aleece, Aleine, Alene, Alenne, Alesta, Alexie, Aleyne, Alidee, Alitia, Alivette, Allta, Alouetta, Alta, Altha, Althea, Anett, Anetta, Anette, Annette, Arete, Aretta, Arette, Ariette, Arletta, Arlette, Arnette, Artlette, Bette, Brette, Cloette, Colette, Erlette, Evette, Gilette, Grette, Halette, Hette, Huette, Idette, Ivette, Jette, Joette, Jolette, Julette, Kolette, Mette, Odette, Orette, Ryette, Wyette, Yette, Yuette and Yvette. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alette.

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