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What does Josette mean?

Josette /jo-set-te/ as a name for girls. Josette's roots are Hebrew and English, and the meaning of the name Josette is "Jehovah increases". Josette is a variant form of Josephine (Hebrew) with the suffix -tte. Josette is also a variation of Josie (English).


Josette has 13 related forms via Josephine, Josie: Finette, Joette, Josanne, Josee, Josefa, Josefene, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josetta, Josey, Josiane and Jozette.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Jisette, Joseti, ..

(male) Josetter, Josetto, ..

How popular is Josette?

Josette is a very prominent first name for females (#1328 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Shown below is the baby name history of Josette for girls. Josette was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #896 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josette name in U.S.

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

Popular variation forms of Josette are Joette, Josefa, Josefine, Josepha, Josephine (#147 last year), Josey and Josie (#254). Other variants, like Josetta, are seldom used. These relations of Josette were at the peak of their popularity a century ago (average #1397) and are now significantly less popular (#1550, down 72%), with the version Josephine becoming less in vogue. Josie is the most trendy girl name in this compilation.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josette, Joette, Josefa, Josepha, Josephine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Josey, Josie in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Josette is alike in pronunciation to Jazette. Other recommended names are Bobette, Colette, Cosetta, Cosette, Cozette, Dorette, Jackette, Janette, Jenette, Jette, Joetta, Johnette, Joletta, Jolette, Joliette, Jonetta, Jonette, Jorjette, Joselle, Julette, Junette, Justie, Kolette, Korette, Lisette, Lonette, Lorette, Mosette, Musette, Robette, Ronette, Rosetta, Rosette, Susette, Tonette and Yolette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Josette.