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Lavette

What does Lavette mean?

Lavette Pronunciation of Lavette [lavette] as a name for girls has its roots in American and Latin, and the meaning of Lavette is "cleansed; yew". Lavette is a version of La- (American). Lavette is also a form of Laveda (Latin): also variation of Veda (Sanskrit) "wisdom". Lavette is also used as a form of Yvonne (French, Old German).

Associated with: yew (tree).

Variations

14 related forms via La-, Laveda, Yvonne: Evette, Ivette, Lanelle, Laree, Lavella, Lavelle, Laveta, Lavetta, Lavonne, Yevette, Yuette, Yvett, Yvetta and Yvette.

Creative forms:
(female) Levette, Luvette, ..

(male) Laveton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lavette Jayden (L.J.), ..

How popular is Lavette?

Lavette is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3119 out of 4276, Top 73%) and also a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#84968 out of 150436, Top 56%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Lavette was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #1841 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Evette, Ivette, Lanelle, Laree, Laveda, Lavelle, Laveta, Lavonne, Yevette, Yvette (#1519 a year ago) and Yvonne (#1764) are the popular varying forms of Lavette. Adoption of these forms of Lavette was more pronounced among parents 6 decades ago (median #1363) and has become much lower since (#1940, down 95.4%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lavette, Evette, Ivette, Lanelle, Laree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laveda, Lavelle, Laveta, Lavonne, Yevette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yvette, Yvonne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Babette, Cadette, Danette, Earvette (see Irvette), Eevette (see Evette), Ervette, Eyvette, Fayette, Halette, Irvette, Janette, Jazette, Lanetta, Lanette, Laretta, Laurette, Laverne, Lenette, Linette, Lisette, Lizette, Lonette, Lorette, Lucette, Lunette, Lurette, Luzette, Lynette, Lyzette, Manette, Marette, Nadette, Nanette, Rayette, Sarette and Wanette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lavette.

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