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Willette

What does Willette mean?

Willette Pronunciation of Willette [wil-lette] as a name for girls is of Old German derivation, and Willette means "determined protector". Willette is an alternate spelling of Wilhelmina (Old German).

Associated with: determined, protector (defender).

Variations

7 relations via Wilhelmina: Billee, Willeen, Willene, Willetta, Willie, Willmine and Wilmette.

Creative forms:
(female) Wildy, Wilte, ..

(male) Wilatt, Willeton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Willette Zainab (W.Z.), ..

How popular is Willette?

Willette is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2735 out of 4276, Top 64%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#8426 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Willette was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex rank of #1601 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Wilhelmina (#1619 in 2015), Willie, Willetta and Willene are the prominent related forms of Willette. Other forms, like Wilmette, are uncommon. These relations of Willette were popular as birth names a century ago (usage of 0.35%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.01%, 98%), with forms such as Willie falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Willette, Wilhelmina, Willene, Willetta, Willie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Willette is pronounced similarly to Alette, Allette, Eliette, Ellette, Elyette, Olette and Yolette. Other recommended names are Alletta, Arlette, Artlette, Bellette, Carlette, Celleste, Cloette, Colette, Collete, Collett, Collette, Earlette, Elletta, Erlette, Finette, Gilberte, Gilette, Ginette, Ginnette, Giuletta, Halette, Jillene, Jolette, Joliette, Julette, Juliette, Julyette, Linette, Linnette, Lisbette, Lisette, Lisolette, Lissette, Lizette, Marlette, Millee, Minette, Minnette, Nellette, Nicolette, Nicollette, Ninette, Ninnette, Odelette, Paulette, Perlette, Philette, Pierette, Richette, Rilletta, Rillette, Salletta (see Sally), Sallette, Sylvette, Valletta, Vidette, Villette, Vinette, Violetta, Violette, Violletta (see Violet), Viollette (see Violet), Vyolette, Waldette, Wanette, Willda, Wilmott and Wyette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Willette.

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