What does Richette mean?
Richette \r(i)-chette, rich(et)-te\ as a girls' name is of Old German origin, and the meaning of the name Richette is "powerful leader". Richette is a variation of Ricarda (Old German): feminine of Richard.
Richette has 19 different forms via Ricarda: Richanda, Richarda, Richardella, Richardene, Richardette, Richardina, Richardyne, Richel, Richela, Richele, Richella, Richelle▼, Richenda, Richenza, Richia, Richilene, Richina, Richmal and Richmalle.
Richette is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Richette is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only prominent variation form of Richette (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 is Richelle. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during the years 1970-1979 (usage of 0.295%) and is now significantly lower, with Richelle becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Richette and corresponding names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Richette is alike in pronunciation to Rochette. Like Richette, this name is not commonly used.