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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mette

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
(imp.) of Mete, to dream.

Notable Persons Named Mette

Mette Lindberg is a psychedelic pop musician. She was most prominent from 2007 to present. Mette was born Mette Lindberg on December 2nd, 1983 in Herlev, Denmark. Mette is also known as Mette Lax.


Mette Frederiksen is a Leader of the Social Democrats, Minister of Justice, Minister of Employment, Leader of the Opposition, and Leader of theSocial Democrats. Mette was born on November 19th, 1977 in Aalborg.


Mette Schjoldager is a badminton player.


Mette Henriette Martedatter Rølvåg is a jazz musician. She plays Saxophone. Mette was born in 1990 in Trondheim. Mette is also known as Mette Henriette.


Mette was born on March 24th, 1973 in Nakskov.



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Popularity of Mette as a last name

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Common last names for Mette

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Common first names for Mette

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mette U.S.
  White 95.40% 64.26%
  African American 1.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.28% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mette

People with the last name Mette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mette

  • How Popular is the name Mette? Mette is the 42,490th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mette was the 30,013th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68 babies born with the first name Mette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mette to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mette is Monday, April 16th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Mette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mette was in 2010 with a total of 7 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mette: Your name in reverse order is Ettem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ttmee. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 782 people with the last name Mette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mette? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mette as their last name since less than 1 person in 370k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.