Given Name ANNETTE

GENDER: Feminine
PRONOUNCED: A-NET (French), ə-NET (English), a-NE-tə (German)  [details]

Meaning & History

French diminutive of ANNE (1). It has also been widely used in the English-speaking world, and it became popular in America in the late 1950s due to the fame of actress Annette Funicello (1942-).
VARIANTS: Annie, Anouk, Ninon (French), Annett (German), Annet (Dutch)
DIMINUTIVE: Nettie (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Quanna (African American), Hannah (Arabic), Ane, Anne (Basque), Anna, Hanna (Belarusian), Anna, Hannah (Biblical), Anna (Biblical Greek), Channah (Biblical Hebrew), Anna (Biblical Latin), Anna, Annick (Breton), Ana, Anna, Ani, Anka (Bulgarian), Aina, Anna, Anaïs (Catalan), Ana, Hana, Anica, Anita, Anka, Jana, Nensi (Croatian), Anna, Hana, Aneta (Czech), Anna, Anu (Estonian), Anna (Faroese), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Anneli, Anni, Anniina, Annika, Annikki, Annukka, Anu, Hannele, Niina (Finnish), Antje (Frisian), Ana, Anano, Ani, Anuki (Georgian), Anna (Greek), Channah, Hannah, Chanah (Hebrew), Anett, Anna, Hanna, Anikó, Annuska, Panna, Panni (Hungarian), Anna, Hanna (Icelandic), Nainsí (Irish), Anna, Annabella, Annetta (Italian), Anna, Anita (Latvian), Ona (Lithuanian), Anke, Antje (Low German), Ana (Macedonian), Anna, Anaïs (Occitan), Anna, Hanna, Aneta, Anita, Anka, Hania (Polish), Ana, Anabela, Anita (Portuguese), Ana, Anca, Ani (Romanian), Anna, Ania, Annushka, Anya (Russian), Annag, Nandag (Scottish), Ana, Anica, Anka, Jana (Serbian), Anna, Hana (Slovak), Ana, Anica, Anika, Anita (Slovene), Ana, Anabel, Ani, Anita (Spanish), Anna, Hanna (Ukrainian), Hena, Henda, Hene, Henye, Hendel (Yiddish)

Categories

actresses, Cheers characters, currently out of the US top 1000, Dionne family, Dutch royal family
Entry updated July 2, 2017