Colette

First Name
22k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
173
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Colette mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Colette

"Colette" is a name of French origin, and it means "Victory of the People". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. French writer of novels about women (1873-1954)
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  1. A female given name, short for Nicolette, feminine diminutive form of Nicolas ( =Nicholas).

Notable Persons Named Colette

Stéphane Audran is an actress. She has been prominent since 1957. Stéphane was given the name Colette Suzanne Dacheville on November 8th, 1932 in Versailles, Yvelines, France. Stéphane is also known as Colette Suzanne Jeannine Dacheville.

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Colette Hiller is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to 1994.

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DJ Colette is a house music disc jockey, singing, and songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. DJ was given the name Colette Marino on May 27th, 1975 in Chicago. DJ is also known as Colette and Marino.

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Colette Carr is a pop music, pop-rap, electropop, indie pop, and europop singer-songwriter, rapping, artist, and painting. She has been prominent since 2008. Colette was given the name Colette Mary Carr on January 6th, 1991 in Los Angeles. Colette is also known as Colette Carr.

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Colette Mann is an actress and writer. She was most prominent from 1979 to present. Colette was born in 1950 in Melbourne, Australia.

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Colette Aram was a trainee hairdresser. Colette was born on February 3rd, 1967. They passed away on October 30th, 1983.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Colette

Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette was a writer. Sidonie-Gabrielle was born on January 28th, 1873 in Yonne. She passed away on August 3rd, 1954.

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DJ Colette is a house music disc jockey, singing, and songwriter. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1995 to present. DJ was given the name Colette Marino on May 27th, 1975 in Chicago. DJ is also known as Colette and Marino.

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John was born in 1932. He breathed his last breath on July 9th, 2006.

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Sheena Colette is an actress. Sheena was born in United States.

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Colette is a latin pop and pop music singing. They were most prominent from 2006 to 2006. Colette was given the name Rocio Collette Acuña Calzada on June 3rd, 1982.

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How popular is the baby name Colette in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1892 5 5 0
1893 8 8 0
1895 6 6 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 8 8 0
1900 12 12 0
1901 9 9 0
1903 5 5 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 13 13 0
1908 16 16 0
1909 16 16 0
1910 14 14 0
1911 17 17 0
1912 22 22 0
1913 22 22 0
1914 30 30 0
1915 21 21 0
1916 36 36 0
1917 30 30 0
1918 34 34 0
1919 24 24 0
1920 34 34 0
1921 34 34 0
1922 32 32 0
1923 45 45 0
1924 58 58 0
1925 49 49 0
1926 47 47 0
1927 38 38 0
1928 59 59 0
1929 65 65 0
1930 66 66 0
1931 65 65 0
1932 68 68 0
1933 82 82 0
1934 67 67 0
1935 85 85 0
1936 66 66 0
1937 79 79 0
1938 99 99 0
1939 70 70 0
1940 75 75 0
1941 90 90 0
1942 88 88 0
1943 108 108 0
1944 105 105 0
1945 77 77 0
1946 135 135 0
1947 166 166 0
1948 171 171 0
1949 188 188 0
1950 201 201 0
1951 265 265 0
1952 290 290 0
1953 348 348 0
1954 378 378 0
1955 375 375 0
1956 410 410 0
1957 434 434 0
1958 496 496 0
1959 472 472 0
1960 524 524 0
1961 487 487 0
1962 476 476 0
1963 495 495 0
1964 485 485 0
1965 447 447 0
1966 595 595 0
1967 467 467 0
1968 391 391 0
1969 396 396 0
1970 395 395 0
1971 357 357 0
1972 267 267 0
1973 262 262 0
1974 251 251 0
1975 230 230 0
1976 191 191 0
1977 191 191 0
1978 179 179 0
1979 171 171 0
1980 190 190 0
1981 161 161 0
1982 192 192 0
1983 177 177 0
1984 196 196 0
1985 244 244 0
1986 182 182 0
1987 146 146 0
1988 155 155 0
1989 147 147 0
1990 128 128 0
1991 138 138 0
1992 125 125 0
1993 134 134 0
1994 134 134 0
1995 166 166 0
1996 159 159 0
1997 142 142 0
1998 121 121 0
1999 179 179 0
2000 182 182 0
2001 181 181 0
2002 151 151 0
2003 135 135 0
2004 154 154 0
2005 150 150 0
2006 161 161 0
2007 152 152 0
2008 190 190 0
2009 208 208 0
2010 208 208 0
2011 240 240 0
2012 425 425 0
2013 458 458 0
2014 590 590 0
2015 597 597 0
2016 675 675 0
2017 578 578 0

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Popularity of Colette as a first name

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Popularity of Colette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Colette U.S.
  White 80.35% 64.26%
  African American 6.36% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 8.67% 16.26%

Of Last Name Colette

People with the last name Colette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Colette

  • What name lists does Colette rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Colette? Colette is the 1,603rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Colette was the 103,655th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Colette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 22,352 babies born with the first name Colette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Colette to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Colette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1892 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Colette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Colette is Tuesday, January 14th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Colette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Colette was in 2016 with a total of 675 babies.
  • Random Colette Factoid: According to the 1958 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Colette is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1958.
  • Weird things about the name Colette: Your name in reverse order is Etteloc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tteloec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Colette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 173 people with the last name Colette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Colette? Colette is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • Sources:
  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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