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What does Yette mean?

Yette Pronunciation of Yette [yette] as a girls' name has its root in Danish, and Yette means "home leader". Yette is a version of Jetta (Danish): modern name. Yette is also a derivative of Yetta (Old English, Old German): short variation of Henrietta.


2 alternative forms via Jetta, Yetta: Jett and Jette.

Creative forms:
(female) Yetne, Yoate, ..

(male) Yetle, Yetye, ..

Middle name pairings:
Yette Sofie (Y.S.), ..

How popular is Yette?

Yette is a rare given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#139757 out of 150436, Top 93%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Yette (not ranked) are Yetta and Jetta. These relations of Yette were at the height of their popularity 105 years ago (median #1232). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Jetta, Yetta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yette is pronounced similarly to Huette, Ute, Utte, Wyette and Yuette. Other suggested similar names are Alette, Anette, Arette, Beate, Bente, Berte, Bette, Brette, Evette, Gerte, Gitte, Grette, Hette, Idette, Ivette, Joette, Lotte, Mette, Odette, Olette, Orette, Patte, Ryette, Yettie, Yevette, Yolette, Ysotte, Yvett, Yvetta and Yvette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Yette.

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