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What does Danette mean?

Danette Pronunciation of Danette as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Danette is "God is my Judge". Danette is an alternate form of Danielle (Hebrew, French): feminine respelling of Daniel. Danette is also a derivative of Danna (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, judge (righteous)


VARIANTS Dannette, Danit

RELATED FORMS VIA DANIELLE, DANNA Daanelle, Danee, Danele, Danella, Danelle, Danelley, Daney, Danice, Danie, Daniele, Danise, Danita, Danitza, Dannee, Dannelle, Dannyce, Danyelle



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How popular is Danette?

Danette is a very popular first name for women (#1102 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Danette entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest rank of #462 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Danielle (#382 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Danna (#525), Danelle, Daniele, Danita, Dannette and Danyelle are the prominent alternative forms of Danette. Other variants, like Danitza, are seldom used. These forms of Danette were popular as birth names 4 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.8%) and have become significantly less common since (ADOPTION 0.1%, 90%), with forms such as Danyelle falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danette, Danelle, Daniele, Danielle, Danita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danna, Dannette, Danyelle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Danette is alike in pronunciation to Danet, Dawnette and Dennette. Other recommended sound-alike names are Anette, Annette, Arnette, Babette, Cadette, Dantea, Darnetta, Dawnetta, Dianthe, Dionetta, Donetta, Dorette, Fayette, Finette, Garnette, Genette, Ginette, Halette, Jaenette, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Jannette, Jazette, Jeanette, Jenette, Jonette, Junette, Lanetta, Lanette, Lavette, Lenette, Linette, Lonette, Lunette, Lynette, Manette, Marette, Marnette, Minette, Nadette, Nanete, Nanette, Nannette, Ninette, Nynette, Ornette, Rayette, Renette, Ronette, Sarette, Tonette, Twanette, Vanetta, Vinette, Vynette, Wanetta, Wanette and Zanetta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danette.

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