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What does Ninette mean?

Ninette Pronunciation of Ninette as a girls' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Ninette is "He (God) has favored me; little girl; great-granddaughter". Ninette is an alternate spelling of Anne (Hebrew): the English variation of Hannah. Ninette is also a variant of Nina (Spanish, Hebrew). Ninette is also used as a variant of Ninon (French, Hebrew).


ASSOCIATED WITH little, great


VARIANTS Nynette, Ninnette, Ninete, Nanette, Nanete

RELATED FORMS VIA ANNE, NINA, NINON Anett, Anette, Annetta, Annette, Nettie, Netty, Nineta, Ninetta



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How popular is Ninette?

Ninette is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Ninette is an equally unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Anette, Anne (#599 IN 2018), Annetta, Annette (#1214), Nanette, Nettie and Nina (#319) are the prominent alternative forms of Ninette (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Ninette was more pronounced among parents in the 1880s (AVERAGE #740) and is now much reduced (#1447, 87%), with versions like Nettie becoming less fashionable. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Anette, Anne, Annetta, Annette, Nanette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Nettie, Nina in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Ninette is pronounced similarly to Nannette. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arnette, Cinetta, Danette, Finetta, Finette, Genette, Gilette, Ginetta, Ginette, Ginnette, Janette, Jenette, Jonette, Junette, Kinetta, Lanette, Lenette, Linett, Linetta, Linette, Linnette, Lisette, Lizette, Lonette, Lunette, Lynette, Manette, Minetta, Minette, Minnette, Nadette, Ornette, Reinette, Renette, Ronette, Toinette, Tonette, Trinette, Vidette, Vinetta, Vinette, Vynette and Wanette. These names tend to be more commonly used than Ninette.

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