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Meaning and Name Origin

Yvette \yv(et)-te\ 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.


Yvette has 6 variants: Ivett, Ivetta, Ivette, Yevette, Yvedt and Yvetta.

For more information, see also related girl names Elixyvett and Evette.

Yvette has 10 more related forms via Yvonne: Eevonne, Evette, Evonne, Iveta, Ivonne, Laveta, Lavette, Yuette, Yvett and Yvonna.


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. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Yvette for girls. Yvette entered the list in 1910-1919 and reached its highest position of #173 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Yvette name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Yvette and related names. Popular alternative forms of Yvette appearing in the Top 1000 are Evette, Evonne, Ivette, Ivonne and Yvonne. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1960-1969 and have become significantly less popular since, with the forms Evette, Ivette, Ivonne, Yvette and Yvonne falling out of style. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Evette, Evonne, Ivette, Ivonne, Yvette, 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. Another suggested similar baby name is Yette. These names tend to be less frequently used than Yvette.