ANNETTE
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French, English
PRONOUNCED: a-NET (French), ə-NET (English)   [key]
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-).
Related Names
VARIANTS: Anouk, Ninon (French)
DIMINUTIVE: Nettie (English)
OTHER LANGUAGES: Quanna (African American), Ane, Anne (Basque), Anna, Hanna (Belarusian), Anna, Hannah (Biblical), Anna (Biblical Greek), Channah (Biblical Hebrew), Anna (Biblical Latin), Anna, Annick (Breton), Ana, Anna, Anka (Bulgarian), Aina, Anna, Anaïs (Catalan), Ana, Hana, Anica, Anita, Anka, Jana, Nensi (Croatian), Anna, Hana, Aneta (Czech), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Ane, Anika, Anita, Hanne (Danish), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Anika, Anita, Anke, Anneke, Annelien, Annika, Anouk, Ans, Antje (Dutch), Anna, Anu (Estonian), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Anneli, Anni, Anniina, Annika, Annikki, Annukka, Anu, Hannele, Niina (Finnish), Ana (Georgian), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Hannah, Anika, Anina, Annika, Hanne (German), Anna (Greek), Channah, Hannah, Chanah (Hebrew), Anna, Hanna, Anikó, Annuska, Panni (Hungarian), Anna, Hanna (Icelandic), Nainsí (Irish), Anna, Annabella, Annetta (Italian), Anna, Anita (Latvian), Ona (Lithuanian), Anke, Antje (Low German), Ana (Macedonian), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Anniken, Hanne (Norwegian), Anna, Anaïs (Occitan), Anna, Hanna, Anita, Anka, Hania (Polish), Ana, Anabela, Anita (Portuguese), Ana, Anca (Romanian), Anna, Ania, Annushka, Anya (Russian), Annag, Nandag (Scottish), Ana, Anica, Anka, Jana (Serbian), Anna, Hana (Slovak), Ana, Anica, Anika, Anita (Slovene), Ana, Anabel, Anita (Spanish), Anna, Anne, Hanna, Anita, Annika, Hannah, Hanne (Swedish), Anna, Hanna (Ukrainian), Hena, Henda, Hene, Henye (Yiddish)
Popularity
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