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Origin and Meaning of Yvette

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User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from Ghana says the name Yvette means "Merciful God, a perfect gift from God" and is of African origin.
  2. 3 people from all over the world agree the name Yvette is of French origin and means "God is merciful".
  3. A submission from Tanzania, United Republic of says the name Yvette means "God's Mercy" and is of French origin.
  4. 2 submissions from Zimbabwe and Rwanda agree the name Yvette means "Gift of God".
  5. A submission from Kenya says the name Yvette means "the perfect gift" and is of African origin.
  6. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Yvette means "Yew tree" and is of French origin.
  7. According to a user from Ghana, the name Yvette is of French origin and means "Find Family Tree".
  8. A submission from Malawi says the name Yvette means "Yew" and is of French origin.
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From French Yvette

  1. A female given name from French 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

Notable Persons Named Yvette

Chaka Khan

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.

Yvette Nicole Brown

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.

Yvette Cooper

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.

Yvette Mimieux

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.

Yvette Clarke

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

Yvette Fielding

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

Notable Persons With the Last Name Yvette

Mercedes Scelba-Shorte

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.


Fun Facts about the name Yvette

  • How Popular is the name Yvette? Yvette is the 885th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Yvette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 63,495 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 1922 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Yvette ranks 63rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maine. Imagine that, 31 babies in Maine have the same name in 1922.
  • Weird things about the name Yvette: The name spelled backwards is Ettevy. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Ttevye. How do you pronounce that?
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