Meaning and Name Origin
Josette has 34 related forms via Josephine, Josie: Fifi, Fifine, Fina, Finetta, Finette, Guiseppina, Jo▼, Joette, Joey, Joline, Josana, Josanna, Josanne, Josee, Josefa▼, Josefena, Josefene, Josefina▼, Josefine, Josepha, Josephe, Josephene, Josephina, Josephyna, Josephyne, Josetta, Josey, Josiane, Josianna, Josianne, Josina, Josy, Jozette and Jozsa.
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. Census)
Shown below is the baby name popularity of Josette for girls. Josette was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its highest position of #829 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Josette and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Josette are Jo, Joey, Joline, Josefa, Josefina, Josefine, Josephine (#147 last year) and Josie (#254). These girl names were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1930-1939 and are now significantly less popular, with the versions Jo, Josefa and Josefina becoming less in vogue. Josephine (#147) and Josie (#254) are two of the more trendy girl names in this compilation, with both names having a revival in popularity. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)