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Arnett (girl)

What does Arnett mean?

Arnett Pronunciation of Arnett [ar-nett] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Arnett) has its root in Old German, and Arnett means "eagle ruler". Arnett is a variant form of Arnette (Old German): feminine of Arnold.

Associated with: ruler (queen).


Arnett has 3 variants: Ornett, Ornette and Orrnett.

3 more related forms via Arnette: Arnetta, Arnita and Ornetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Ainett, Aunett, ..

(male) Arnetter, ..

Middle name pairings:
Arnett Rilynn (A.R.), ..

How popular is Arnett?

Arnett is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent last name for all people (#2075 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Arnita and Arnetta are the popular variation forms of Arnett (outside Top 2000). Adoption of these forms of Arnett reached its apex during 1930-1939 (median #1596). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Arnetta, Arnita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Arnett is pronounced similarly to Arnit. Other suggested similar names are Agneta, Agnetta, Amneet, Anet, Aneta, Anett, Anetta, Anette, Annest, Annet, Annett, Annetta, Annette, Areta, Arete, Aretta, Arette, Ariette, Arlet, Arleta, Arleth, Arletta, Arlette, Brett, Burnett, Janett, Linett and Lynett. These names tend to be more frequently used than Arnett.

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