What does Josette mean?
Josette \j(o)-sette, jos(et)-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 of Josephine (Hebrew). Josette is also a variation of Josie (English).
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)
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 1930-1939 (usage of 0.3983%) and are now significantly less popular (usage 0.1777%, down 55.4%), 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. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Josette and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)