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Girl Name: Yvette

Name: Yvette
Pronunciation: \yv(et)-te\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: yew
Origin: French
Related Names: Elixyvett, Evette
Sounds Like: Evetta, Eyvette, Eevette
Variant forms: Ivett, Ivetta, Ivette, Yevette, Yvedt, Yvetta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 348


Yvette \yv(et)-te\ as a girl's name is pronounced ee-VET. It is of French origin, and the meaning of Yvette is "yew". Feminine form of Yves; diminutive of Yvonne. Actress Yvette Mimieux.

Yvette has 6 variant forms: Ivett, Ivetta, Ivette, Yevette, Yvedt and Yvetta.

For more information, see also related names Elixyvett and Evette.

Baby names that sound like Yvette are Evetta, Eyvette and Eevette.

View a list of the 5 names that reference Yvette.


Yvette is a very popular first name for women (#348 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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