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What does Finetta mean?

Finetta Pronunciation of Finetta [finet-ta] as a girls' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Finetta is "Jehovah increases". Finetta is a variant form of Josephine (Hebrew).


3 different relations via Josephine: Fina, Finette and Josetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Fenetta, Finetia, ..

(male) Fineter, ..

Middle name pairings:
Finetta Adelynn (F.A.), ..

How popular is Finetta?

Finetta is an unusual first name for women. Finetta is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Josephine (#131 last year) is the only prominent alternative form of Finetta (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Finette, are uncommon. This form of Finetta was favored as a baby name during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.74%) and has become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.16%, down 78%), with Josephine falling out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josephine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Josephine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Recommended names are Agnetta, Anetta, Annetta, Arnetta, Benetta, Cinetta, Conetta, Dionetta, Donetta, Fayetta, Fiammetta, Fiesta, Finella, Fuenta, Gianetta, Ginetta, Ginette, Inetta, Janetta, Jenetta, Jonetta, Kineta, Kinetta, Lanetta, Linett, Linetta, Linette, Lunetta, Lynetta, Minetta, Minette, Nineta, Ninetta, Ninette, Ornetta (see Arnette), Reinetta, Renetta, Vanetta, Venetta, Vincetta, Vinetia (see Venetia), Vinetta, Vinette, Vynetta, Wanetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be more commonly used than Finetta.

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