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What does Nettie mean?

Nettie Pronunciation of Nettie as a girls' name is pronounced NEH-tee. It is of English origin. Name ending for -ette names like Henrietta or Nanette also used as an independent name. Also form of Anne. Also form of Annette. Also form of Antoinette. Also form of Antonia. Also form of Nan. Also form of Natalie. Also form of Nicole.



VARIANTS Netta, Netty

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA HENRIETTA, NANETTE Ettie, Hatsie, Hattie, Henie, Hennie, Henrie, Hetta, Hette, Hettie, Hetty, Yetta, Yettie



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How popular is Nettie?

Nettie is a very prominent first name for females (#495 out of 4276, Top 12%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Nettie was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its top position of #65 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Nettie rated in the Top 2000 are Anne (#599 A YEAR AGO), Annette (#1214), Antoinette, Antonia (#1209), Ettie, Hattie (#495), Hennie, Henrietta, Hettie, Hetty, Nan, Nanette, Natalie (#39), Netta, Nicole (#218) and Yetta. These relations of Nettie were popular during 1880-1889 (AVERAGE #651) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1516, 73% LESS USAGE), with versions such as Annette becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nettie, Anne, Annette, Antoinette, Antonia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ettie, Hattie, Hennie, Henrietta, Hettie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Hetty, Nan, Nanette, Natalie, Netta in U.S.

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

Top 100 baby names ranking of Natalie, Nicole outside U.S.

Similar Names

Nettie is alike in pronunciation to Nattie, Natty, Neta, Neti, Netti and Nettia. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Attie, Beatie, Beattie, Bertie, Bethie, Betsie, Bette, Betti, Bettie, Bettine, Bettye, Dottie, Ettie, Gertie, Hattie, Hette, Hettie, Hittie, Jette, Kittie, Lettee, Lettice, Lettie, Lottie, Mattie, Mette, Nadie, Neddie, Nedi, Needia, Neelie, Nellie, Nelsie, Nessie, Netia, Pattie, Tottie, Yette and Yettie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Nettie.