Minette

First Name
708
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
308
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Minette

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  • According to a user from Uganda, the name Minette is of English origin and means "A friendly and an outstanding person A lover of Christ and a selfless person".
Other origins: French

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mi*nette"
The smallest of regular sizes of portrait photographs.
Wiktionary
  1. (dated) The smallest of regular sizes of portrait photographs.
  2. (mineralogy) A mineral deposit consisting of iron ore of sedimentary origin, found in the south of Luxembourg and in Lorraine.

minette was also found in the following language(s): French

Notable Persons Named Minette

Minette Walters is a writer. Minette was born on September 26th, 1949.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1893 5 5 0
1897 5 5 0
1900 6 6 0
1902 5 5 0
1906 5 5 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 8 8 0
1910 9 9 0
1912 11 11 0
1913 8 8 0
1914 12 12 0
1915 12 12 0
1916 17 17 0
1917 5 5 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 6 6 0
1921 8 8 0
1922 12 12 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 12 12 0
1927 14 14 0
1928 9 9 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 7 7 0
1935 10 10 0
1936 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1940 5 5 0
1941 10 10 0
1943 7 7 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 9 9 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 8 8 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 7 7 0
1953 7 7 0
1954 13 13 0
1955 13 13 0
1956 10 10 0
1957 12 12 0
1958 12 12 0
1959 11 11 0
1960 13 13 0
1961 8 8 0
1962 10 10 0
1963 15 15 0
1964 14 14 0
1965 12 12 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 16 16 0
1968 20 20 0
1969 13 13 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 13 13 0
1972 12 12 0
1973 9 9 0
1974 11 11 0
1975 11 11 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 11 11 0
1981 14 14 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 5 5 0
1985 11 11 0
1988 8 8 0
1991 5 5 0
1996 6 6 0
2005 7 7 0
2017 7 7 0

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Popularity of Minette as a last name

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Common last names for Minette

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Minette U.S.
  White 89.94% 64.26%
  African American 5.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.95% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Minette

People with the last name Minette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Minette

  • How Popular is the name Minette? Minette is the 13,146th most popular name of all time. As a last name Minette was the 64,559th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Minette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 708 babies born with the first name Minette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Minette to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Minette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Minette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Minette is Wednesday, October 9th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Minette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Minette was in 1968 with a total of 20 babies.
  • Random Minette Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Minette is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Minette: Your name in reverse order is Ettenim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nitemte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Minette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 308 people with the last name Minette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Minette? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Minette as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.0m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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