What does Antoinette mean?
Antoinette [an-toinette] as a girls' name is pronounced ann-twa-NET. It is of French and Latin origin. French feminine diminutive of Antoine, from Anthony. Also a diminutive of Ann. Indelibly linked with French Queen Marie Antoinette. Ballerina Antoinette Sibley.
Associated with: queen.
Antoinette▼ has 22 variants: Antionette, Antonetta, Antonia▼, Antonie, Antonietta, Antonina, Antonine, Antonique, Antwahnette, Antwanetta, Antwinett, Netta, Netti, Nettie▼, Netty, Toinette, Tonette, Toni▼, Tonia▼, Tonie, Tony and Tonye.
Affiliated girl name: Tosha.Creative forms:
(female) Antoineti, ..
(male) Antoinetre, .. Middle name pairings:
Antoinette Mollie (A.M.), ..
How popular is Antoinette?
Antoinette is a very prominent first name for females (#361 out of 4276, Top 8%) and a slightly less prominent last name for all people (#117538 out of 150436, Top 78%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Antoinette reached its top rank of #178 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Ann (#893 from current records), Anthony, Antionette, Antonetta, Antonia (#1014), Antonina, Netta, Nettie, Tonette, Toni (#1333), Tonia, Tonie, Tony and Tosha are the popular varying forms of Antoinette listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Antoinette were favored in the 1930s (average #1335) and are now significantly less widespread, with forms such as Antoinette becoming less stylish.
Antoinette▼ is pronounced similarly to Anteunette, Antonette▼ and Antonnette. Other suggested similar names are Acquanette, Alivette, Allouette, Alouette, Alowette (see Alouette), Ambrosinette (see Ambrosine), Amorette, Andranetta (see Andrea), Andrette, Andrietta, Anette, Anicetta, Anisette, Anjanette, Anjeanette, Annett, Annetta▼, Annette▼, Annicetta (see Aniceta), Annjeanette, Antoinetta, Antonella▲, Antonija, Antonisha, Antoniya, Antonya, Aquanette, Aquannette (see Acquanetta), Ariette, Arnette, Arthurette, Artlette, Bobinette (see Roberta), Colinette, Coronette, Finette, Ginette, Helminette, Johnette, Jonette, Linette, Lonette, Minette, Minyonette, Ninette, Quintonette, Reginette, Reinette, Rhonette (see Rhonda), Robinette, Ronette, Ronnette, Simonette, Trinette and Vinette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Antoinette.See names in meaning and etymology.