Yvette

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63k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Yvette

"Yvette" is a name of French origin, and it means "Yew". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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From French Yvette

  1. A female given name borrowed from French in the nineteenth century.
  2. (Quebec, politics, derogatory, dated) A term of derision used by Quebec separatists to refer to Federalist-voting French Quebecois housewives.

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

Notable Persons Named Yvette

Chaka Khan is a rhythm, blues, jazz, funk, soul music, disco, adult contemporary music, and gospel music singer-songwriter. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1970. Chaka was given the name Yvette Marie Stevens on March 23rd, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois, U.S. Chaka is also known as Chaka Adunne Aduffe Hodarhi Karifi Khan and Queen of Funk.

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Yvette Nicole Brown is an actress, singer, and comedian. She was most prominent from 2000 to present. Yvette was born on August 12th, 1971 in East Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

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Yvette Cooper is a for Normanton, Pontefract, Castleford, Shadow Home Secretary, Shadow Foreign Secretary, Shadow Minister for Women, Equalities, Shadow Secretary of State for Work, Pensions, Secretary of State for Work, Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Minister of State fo. Yvette was born on March 20th, 1969 in Inverness.

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Yvette Mimieux is an actress. She was most prominent from 1956 to 1992. Yvette was given the name Yvette Carmen Mimieux on January 8th, 1942 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Yvette Clarke is an office holder. Yvette was born on November 21st, 1964 in New York City.

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Yvette Fielding is a television presenter, producer, and actress. Yvette was born on September 23rd, 1968 in Manchester.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Yvette

Mercedes Scelba-Shorte is a model. Mercedes was given the name Mercedes Yvette on August 24th, 1981 in New Jersey. Mercedes is also known as Mercedes Yvette.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 7 7 0
1900 5 5 0
1902 6 6 0
1903 8 8 0
1906 14 14 0
1907 7 7 0
1908 14 14 0
1909 13 13 0
1910 17 17 0
1911 18 18 0
1912 40 40 0
1913 50 50 0
1914 55 55 0
1915 89 89 0
1916 79 79 0
1917 117 117 0
1918 120 120 0
1919 115 115 0
1920 122 122 0
1921 124 124 0
1922 141 141 0
1923 151 151 0
1924 155 155 0
1925 160 160 0
1926 126 126 0
1927 160 160 0
1928 156 156 0
1929 131 131 0
1930 126 126 0
1931 106 106 0
1932 102 102 0
1933 105 105 0
1934 89 89 0
1935 83 83 0
1936 80 80 0
1937 73 73 0
1938 86 86 0
1939 94 94 0
1940 119 119 0
1941 190 190 0
1942 157 157 0
1943 151 151 0
1944 118 118 0
1945 165 165 0
1946 154 154 0
1947 231 231 0
1948 233 233 0
1949 221 221 0
1950 317 317 0
1951 338 338 0
1952 403 403 0
1953 470 470 0
1954 502 502 0
1955 564 564 0
1956 872 867 5
1957 792 792 0
1958 827 827 0
1959 1,034 1,034 0
1960 1,425 1,425 0
1961 1,855 1,848 7
1962 1,932 1,924 8
1963 2,291 2,284 7
1964 2,559 2,551 8
1965 2,476 2,466 10
1966 2,474 2,474 0
1967 2,755 2,744 11
1968 2,227 2,212 15
1969 2,171 2,161 10
1970 2,056 2,051 5
1971 1,776 1,769 7
1972 1,538 1,530 8
1973 1,267 1,267 0
1974 1,150 1,150 0
1975 1,027 1,018 9
1976 1,001 1,001 0
1977 956 950 6
1978 867 867 0
1979 869 864 5
1980 880 874 6
1981 815 810 5
1982 871 866 5
1983 748 741 7
1984 708 708 0
1985 686 681 5
1986 749 749 0
1987 754 748 6
1988 798 790 8
1989 753 746 7
1990 744 739 5
1991 781 781 0
1992 759 759 0
1993 611 605 6
1994 548 543 5
1995 515 515 0
1996 476 476 0
1997 398 398 0
1998 382 382 0
1999 332 332 0
2000 407 407 0
2001 393 393 0
2002 344 344 0
2003 321 321 0
2004 324 324 0
2005 303 303 0
2006 294 294 0
2007 244 244 0
2008 231 231 0
2009 190 190 0
2010 191 191 0
2011 193 193 0
2012 154 154 0
2013 148 148 0
2014 161 161 0
2015 148 148 0
2016 111 111 0

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Popularity of Yvette as a first name

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Common last names for Yvette

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  • Jones
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  • Pelletier
  • Beaulieu

Fun Facts about the name Yvette

  • How Popular is the name Yvette? Yvette is the 855th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yvette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63,139 babies born with the first name Yvette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Yvette to occupy the territory of Guernsey (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 62,431 (as of March 31, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Yvette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Yvette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Yvette is Tuesday, January 22nd, 1884.
  • What year had the most people named Yvette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Yvette was in 1967 with a total of 2,744 babies. That's a lot of babies named Yvette!
  • Random Yvette Factoid: According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yvette ranks 87th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Hampshire. Imagine that, 14 babies in New Hampshire have the same name as you in 1942.
  • Weird things about the name Yvette: Your name in reverse order is Ettevy. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Vetyte. How do you pronounce that?

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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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