Collette

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Collette

"Collette" is a name of French origin, and it means "Necklace. Victorious. Variant of Nicolette". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Notable Persons Named Collette

Collette Wolfe is an actress. She was most active from 2006 to present. Collette was born on April 4th, 1980 in King George County, Virginia.

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Collette was born on September 24th, 1965.

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Collette is a disco and dance-pop singing. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1989 to 1995. Collette was given the name Collette Roberts in New Zealand.

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Collette Sunderman is a voice director and casting director. She was most active from 1990 to present. Collette was given the name Collette Marie Bennett on October 25th, 1959 in Los Angeles. Collette is also known as Sunderman and Collette Marie.

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Collette McCallum is a soccer player for the New South Wales Institute of Sport, Australian Institute of Sport, Pali Blues, Perth Glory FC (W-League), Sky Blue FC, Notts County Ladies F.C., Australia women's national under-20 soccer team, and Australia women's national soccer team. Collette was born on March 26th, 1986 in Glasgow.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Collette

Toni Collette is an actress and musician. She has been prominent since 1990. Toni was given the name Toni Collett on November 1st, 1972 in Blacktown, New South Wales, Australia.

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Tyra Collette is a waitress, high school student, college student at the university of texas at austin, and university of texas at austin.

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Buddy Collette was a cool jazz, west coast jazz, and west coast blues musician. He plays Tenor saxophone, Alto saxophone flute, clarinet, and Flute. Buddy was given the name William Marcel Collette on August 6th, 1921. He died on September 19th, 2010.

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Collette is a disco and dance-pop singing. She plays Vocals. She was most active from 1989 to 1995. Collette was given the name Collette Roberts in New Zealand.

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Ned Collette is a musician. He plays Classical guitar. His ongoing career started in 1997. Ned was born on September 6th, 1979 in Carlton, Victoria, Australia.

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Charles was born on July 29th, 1842. He died on February 10th, 1924.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 5 5 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 6 6 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 10 10 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 15 15 0
1916 15 15 0
1917 9 9 0
1918 17 17 0
1919 15 15 0
1920 16 16 0
1921 9 9 0
1922 17 17 0
1923 11 11 0
1924 8 8 0
1925 17 17 0
1926 31 31 0
1927 37 37 0
1928 31 31 0
1929 33 33 0
1930 26 26 0
1931 29 29 0
1932 43 43 0
1933 42 42 0
1934 37 37 0
1935 38 38 0
1936 42 42 0
1937 36 36 0
1938 39 39 0
1939 40 40 0
1940 35 35 0
1941 30 30 0
1942 34 34 0
1943 44 44 0
1944 42 42 0
1945 43 43 0
1946 35 35 0
1947 58 58 0
1948 61 61 0
1949 84 84 0
1950 76 76 0
1951 97 97 0
1952 115 115 0
1953 86 86 0
1954 100 100 0
1955 105 105 0
1956 100 100 0
1957 130 130 0
1958 149 149 0
1959 158 158 0
1960 175 175 0
1961 155 155 0
1962 155 155 0
1963 149 149 0
1964 131 131 0
1965 133 133 0
1966 189 189 0
1967 161 161 0
1968 137 137 0
1969 155 155 0
1970 157 157 0
1971 150 150 0
1972 132 132 0
1973 95 95 0
1974 96 96 0
1975 83 83 0
1976 79 79 0
1977 79 79 0
1978 81 81 0
1979 67 67 0
1980 76 76 0
1981 62 62 0
1982 79 79 0
1983 73 73 0
1984 70 70 0
1985 80 80 0
1986 92 92 0
1987 82 82 0
1988 78 78 0
1989 82 82 0
1990 79 79 0
1991 68 68 0
1992 48 48 0
1993 41 41 0
1994 45 45 0
1995 60 60 0
1996 41 41 0
1997 47 47 0
1998 46 46 0
1999 42 42 0
2000 53 53 0
2001 40 40 0
2002 43 43 0
2003 41 41 0
2004 32 32 0
2005 28 28 0
2006 39 39 0
2007 43 43 0
2008 33 33 0
2009 39 39 0
2010 49 49 0
2011 40 40 0
2012 65 65 0
2013 79 79 0
2014 90 90 0
2015 70 70 0
2016 90 90 0

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Popularity of Collette as a first name

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Popularity of Collette as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Collette U.S.
  White 89.85% 64.26%
  African American 5.22% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.75% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.39% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.70% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Collette

People with the last name Collette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Collette

  • How Popular is the name Collette? Collette is the 3,050th most popular name of all time. As a last name Collette was the 6,840th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Collette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 7,007 babies born with the first name Collette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Collette to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Collette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Collette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Collette is Saturday, March 3rd, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Collette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Collette was in 1966 with a total of 189 babies.
  • Random Collette Factoid: According to the 1986 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Collette is not a popular baby girl's name in Arizona. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1986.
  • Weird things about the name Collette: Your name in reverse order is Ettelloc. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttocleel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Collette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,927 people with the last name Collette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Collette? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Collette as their last name.

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  • 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).
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