Given Name COLETTE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: French
PRONOUNCED: KAW-LET  [details]

Meaning & History

Short form of NICOLETTE. Saint Colette was a 15th-century French nun who gave her money to the poor. This was also the pen name of the French author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette (1873-1954).
MASCULINE FORM: Nicolas
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Nikole (Basque), Nikol (Bulgarian), Nika (Croatian), Nicol, Nicola, Nikol, Nikola (Czech), Nicol, Nicole, Nicolet, Nicoline (Dutch), Nicola, Nicole, Nichole, Nicky, Niki, Nikki, Nikkole, Nikole (English), Nichola (English (British)), Nicol, Nicole, Nikola (German), Nikoleta (Greek), Nikolett (Hungarian), Nikora (Maori), Nikola (Polish), Nikola (Slovak), Nika (Slovene), Nicolasa (Spanish)

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Entry updated July 2, 2017