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It's really pretty. I like it much more than Anne.
noisynora  9/27/2020
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This my grandmother's name, and I ADORE my grandmama so much. She's so kind, strong, and she was the one who compelled me to learn French. As for her name, I personally find it a very pretty and timeless name. It's feminine but it's not obnoxiously girly or frilly. It sounds classy on adults and sweet on kids. It's one of those names that sounds good at any age, as I can easily imagine both girls, teenagers, and adults having this name. It also has great nickname potential like "Annie" or "Anne" or "Nettie". If you're looking for a name similar to "Anna" or other similar and popular names such as "Annabelle" or "Ariana" but not quite as common, I say go for "Annette"!
YourClairyGodmother  9/16/2020
1
Lovely.
saturnbrat  7/15/2020
1
Maybe a little frilly, but still pretty. I prefer this over Ann and Anne.
someone-  5/24/2020
1
It’s okay, but nothing too special. It’s nice and all.
nylonpanda  4/4/2020
1
Annette is Sandra Bullock's middle name.
wh0sbad  10/19/2019
1
Annette Birkin is a character in both the 1998 and 2019 versions of the video game Resident Evil 2.
― Anonymous User  5/11/2019
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I really like the name Annette now, but I have a mildly amusing story about it. You know that song from Grease called "Look At Me, I'm Sandra Dee"? One of the lines from the song is, "Keep your filthy paws off my silky drawers / Would you pull that crap with Annette?," referring to Annette Funicello, who was a popular actress during the time period when Grease takes place (around 1960). But I first heard that song when I was 10, in 1984, and I wasn't exactly up on my mid-century teen cinema stars. So for many years, I thought the line was, "Would you pull that crap with a net?" I pictured a teenage boy trying to take off a girl's underwear with a fishing net until I was about 17 years old, and I didn't know how on earth that would work.

Anyway, Annette is a solid name and I can imagine it coming back in vogue soon. It has a cool-girl vibe, I think. Kind of rockabilly, like Kitty and Millie. I'd be impressed if I met a little Annette.
sharky1973  10/15/2018
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In 2018, 50 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Annette who is registered female with the Social Security Administration. It is the 363rd most common female first name for living U.S. citizens.
― Anonymous User  10/15/2018
1
Actress Annette Karen Carell (1929-1967).
― Anonymous User  8/18/2018
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Much better than Ann or Anne.
kayisforkeen  8/12/2018
1
Annette O'Toole is an American actress, dancer, and singer-songwriter. She is best known for portraying Lana Lang in Superman III and more recently for portraying Martha Kent, the mother of Clark Kent, on the television series Smallville.
lilolaf  7/14/2017
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Annette Joanne Funicello was an American actress and singer. Funicello began her professional career as a child performer at the age of twelve. She rose to prominence as one of the most popular "Mouseketeers" on the original Mickey Mouse Club. As a teenager, she transitioned to a successful career as a singer with the pop singles "O Dio Mio," "Tall Paul" and "Pineapple Princess", as well as establishing herself as a film actress, popularizing the successful "Beach Party" genre alongside co-star Frankie Avalon during the mid-1960s.
cutenose  2/25/2017
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The name Annette was given to 176 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/17/2016
2
Annette is my second name and I love it better than my first which is Lorraine, interesting to see both are from French origin.
ynotlol  3/10/2016
1
The name Annette is the most cutest name I've ever heard.
― Anonymous User  3/4/2016
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There is another Dutch version for this name, Annet. It is user-submitted though. [noted -ed]
DutchNameHelper  7/4/2015
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Annette is a nice, pretty vintage name that deserves a comeback! :)
― Anonymous User  7/30/2014
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Good choice for a fisherman ("a net")
― Anonymous User  2/1/2014
1
Kind of sad that this isn't on the top 1000 anymore... It's not the prettiest name, but it sounds very classic and elegant, at least in my opinion. And the spelling is beautiful :)
Oohvintage  2/23/2013
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Annette is a French surname also. And Annetta is another form of the name. Annette is actress Sandra Bullocks middle name.
earthangel  3/6/2011
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I like this name its one of my middle names. It is very pretty. It is a classic name that is the French version of the name Anne. It means graceful and gracious.
earthangel  3/4/2011
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Annette Emily Chaplin (born 1959), daughter of Charlie Chaplin.
CarolinW  3/9/2009
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Famous bearer: English actress Annette Badland.
― Anonymous User  2/14/2009
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Annette is kind of cool, actually. It's rare, and classic sounding. =)
RachelLee  1/26/2009
1
In France, it's used as a nickname only, for Anne.
luxsword  10/24/2008
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Annette Dionne is one of the Dionne quintuplets. She and her four sisters were taken from their parents because of abuse. To read more about them, you can visit this website:
http://www.cnn.com/US/9711/19/dionne.quints/
Ivy Reese  3/24/2008
1
Pronounced "Ahn-net".
Karcoolka  3/6/2008
1
Annette Ezekiel is the lead singer of the awesome band Golem.
mymymetrocard  12/7/2007
1
Actress Annette O'Toole bears this name.
emc  7/9/2007
2
Anette Olzon, former lead vocals of Swedish rock band Alyson Avenue, is now the new lead vocals for Finnish opera metal band Nightwish.
Jeana Bradbury  6/8/2007
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This name is fine, but I've never really cared for it very much. And it looks like "Anatidae" to me (Anatidae being the family that ducks and other duck-like birds belong to).
gaelruadh19  1/19/2007
1
Famous bearer is writer Annette Curtis Klause.
websurfer  5/6/2006
1
Polish form of "Annette" is Aneta. It isn't only a Czech pet of Anna, it's just another name.
Manya  3/18/2006
1
Annette Funicello was one of the original members of the "Mickey Mouse Club."
breakofday  1/7/2006
1
Princess Annette is the wife of Prince Bernhard of Orange-Nassau. Bernhard is at the moment 9th in the line of the Dutch throne.
― Anonymous User  11/16/2005
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Two-time Oscar nominee Annette Bening bore this name.
Wordsmith14  10/23/2005

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