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What does Yvette mean?

Yvette Pronunciation of Yvette as a girls' 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.




VARIANTS Ivett, Ivetta, Ivette, Yevette, Yvedt, Yvetta

SEE ALSO Elixyvett, Evette

RELATED FORMS VIA YVONNE Evette, Iveta, Lavette, Yuette, Yvett



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How popular is Yvette?

Yvette is a very prominent first name for females (#348 out of 4276, Top 8%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Yvette entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest position of #172 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1699 currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Evette, Ivette, Lavette, Yevette and Yvonne (#1774 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) are the popular alternative forms of Yvette (#1699). These relations of Yvette reached the peak of their popularity 58 years ago (AVERAGE #931) and have become significantly less popular since, with forms like Yvonne becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Yvette, Evette, Ivette, Lavette, Yevette, Yvonne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Yvette is pronounced similarly to Eevette and Eyvette. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Alette, Anette, Arette, Bette, Brette, Ervette, Evetta, Grette, Hette, Huette, Idette, Irvette, Jette, Joette, Mette, Odette, Olette, Orette, Ryette, Wyette, Yetta, Yette, Yettie, Yolette and Ysotte. These names tend to be less frequently used than Yvette.

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