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Meaning and name origin
Yvette \yv(et)-te\ as a girl's name is pronounced ee-VET, i-VET. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Yvette is "yew". Feminine of Yves; diminutive of Yvonne. Actress Yvette Mimieux.
Yvette has 6 variant forms: Ivett, Ivetta, Ivette, Yevette, Yvedt and Yvetta.
For more information, see also related girl names Elixyvett and Evette.
Yvette is a very popular first name for females (#348 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Yvette for girls (2015 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Yvette and its variant forms. Variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Evette, Ivette, Yvette and Yvonne. (2015 statistics).
Yvette is also pronounced similarly to Eevette, Eyvette and Yvett. Other suggested similar baby names are Yette and Yuette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Yvette.