What does Ornette mean?
Ornette [or-nette] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Ornette) is an Old German name, and Ornette means "eagle ruler". Ornette is an alternate spelling of Arnette (Old German): feminine of Arnold.
Associated with: ruler (queen).
Ornette has 3 variants: Arnett, Ornett and Orrnett.
2 more relations via Arnette: Arnetta and Ornetta.Creative forms:
(female) Oneite, Orinte, ..
(male) Orneto, Ornetto, .. Middle name pairings:
Ornette Annaleigh (O.A.), ..
How popular is Ornette?
Ornette is an uncommon given name for women. Ornette is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. The only prominent alternative form of Ornette (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 is Arnetta. Adoption of this form of Ornette was at its highest in the 1930s (#1205). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Anette, Annette▼, Arette, Ariette, Arlette, Bernette, Brette, Briette, Brunette, Danette▼, Erlette, Ervette, Finette, Garnette, Genette, Ginette, Grette, Irvette, Janette▼, Jenette, Jonette, Junette, Lanette, Lenette, Linette, Lonette, Lunette, Lynette▼, Manette, Marnette, Minette, Nanette▼, Ninette, Nynette, Odette, Olette, Oretta, Orette, Renette, Ronette, Tonette, Trinette, Vernette, Vinette, Vynette and Wanette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ornette.See names in meaning and etymology.