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Girl Name: Soubrette

Name: Soubrette
Pronunciation: \so(ub)-rette, soubr(et)-te\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Sabrette
Similar Names: Aubrette, Sarette

Description

Soubrette \so(ub)-rette, soubr(et)-te\ as a girl's name. The term "soubrette" was originally used to name a type of character in French comedy in 18th and 19th century plays. It describes a comic female character who is young and girlish, constantly coquettish and gossipy, and usually a chambermaid.

A baby name that sounds like Soubrette is Sabrette. Other similar baby names are Aubrette and Sarette.

Popularity

Soubrette is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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