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What does Soubrette mean?

Soubrette Pronunciation of Soubrette [soubrette] as a girls' name. The term "soubrette" was originally used to name a type of character in French comedy in 18th and 19th century plays. It describes a comic female character who is young and girlish, constantly coquettish and gossipy, and usually a chambermaid.

Associated with: 18th century, 19th century, plays (opera), young.


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How popular is Soubrette?

Soubrette is an uncommonly occurring given name for women and an equivalently unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Soubrette has not been listed in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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Similar Names

Soubrette is pronounced similarly to Sabrette. Other suggested similar names are Alouette, Amorette, Aquanette, Arette, Aubrette, Babette, Bobbette, Bobette, Bobinette (see Roberta), Brette, Brunette, Clarette, Clayrette, Colette, Collette, Coronette, Cosette, Dorette, Fleurette, Huette, Hugette, Hughette, Huguette, Johnette, Jolette, Jorjette, Josette, Jozette, Julette, Juliette, Julyette, Junette, Kolette, Korette, Laurette, Lisbette, Lonette, Lorette, Lorrette, Loucette, Louisette, Lourdette, Lurette, Luzette, Lyzbette (see Elizabeth), Marette, Musette, Orette, Paulette, Paullette, Robette, Robinette, Robynette (see Robin), Rochette, Ronette, Ronnette, Sallette, Sandretta, Sandrette, Sarette, Sarotte (see Sarah), Scarlette, Shakette (see Sha-), Sharlette, Shawnette, Simonette, Starlette, Susette, Suzetta, Suzette, Toinette, Tonette, Yolette and Yuette. These names tend to be more frequently used than Soubrette.

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