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Girl Name: Brunette

Name: Brunette
Pronunciation: \b-ru-nette, brun(et)-te\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: brown-skinned, brown-haired
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Brunetta, Bernette, Brendette
Similar Names: Arnette, Ornette, Brette, Brygette, Brigette, Briette, Brunelle, Trinette
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 8960


Brunette \b-ru-nette, brun(et)-te\ as a girl's name is a variant of Bruna (Italian, Latin), and the meaning of Brunette is "brown-skinned, brown-haired".

The baby name Brunette sounds like Brunetta, Bernette and Brendette. Other similar baby names are Arnette, Ornette, Brette, Brygette, Brigette, Briette, Brunelle and Trinette.


Brunette is not a popular first name for women but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#8960 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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