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Girl Name: Minette

Name: Minette
Pronunciation: \m(i)-nette, min(et)-te\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: star of the sea; love; will helmet, protection
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Manette, Minnette, Minetta
Similar Names: Ninette, Linette, Ginette, Finette, Vinette
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 80976


Minette \m(i)-nette, min(et)-te\ as a girl's name is a variant of Mary (Latin), Mina (German) and Minna (Old German), and the meaning of Minette is "star of the sea; love; will helmet, protection".

The baby name Minette sounds like Manette, Minnette and Minetta. Other similar baby names are Ninette, Linette, Ginette, Finette and Vinette.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Minette.


Minette is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#80976 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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