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[ 2 syll. an-net-te, ann-e-tte ] The baby girl name Annette is pronounced ah-NEHT in English or ae-NEHT in French †. Annette's origin is Hebrew, and its use, French and English. The name was first made known in America by the actress Annette Funicello (1942-).

Annette is a French form of the English and Greek Ann.

Annette is also an English and French familiar form of Anna.

Annette is also an English and French familiar form of the English, French, German, and Scandinavian Anne.

Annette has 17 forms that are used in English and foreign languages. Forms of the name used in English include Anet, Aneta, Anete, Anetra, Anetta, Annet, Anneta, Annete, Anneth, Annetta, and Yannette. Other English forms include the familiar forms Netta and Nettie, and the variant spellings Anett (used in French too), Anette (used in French too), and Annett (used in French too). The German Annettchen is a form of Annette that is in foreign languages.

Variant forms inherit both the origin and meaning of the name Annette.


See also the related form, the name Charnette.

See also the related categories, actress and french.

Annette is uncommon as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1960, 0.343% of baby girls were given the name Annette. It was #62 in rank then. The baby name has seen a marked decline in frequency since then, and is of only sporadic use now. Within the family of girl names directly linked to Annette, Anna was the most popular in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Annette include Anet, Anete, Anett, Anette, Annet, Annete, Annett, Amande, Amit, Anate, Anda, Andee, Andi, Andie, Andy, Anitte, Anneth, Annite, Annot, and Antea.

† Pronunciation for Annette: AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)"

Details of famous persons named Annette:
Actress Annette Bening, born 29 May 1958, Topeka, Kansas.
Actress Annette Funicello, born October 22, 1942, Utica, New York.
Actress Annette Crosbie, born 12 February 1934, Gorebridge, Midlothian, Scotland.


Meaning of Annette Meaning of Netta Meaning of Nettie Meaning of Anette Meaning of Anett Meaning of Annett Meaning of Anetra Meaning of Yannette Meaning of Annetta Meaning of Anna Meaning of Anne Meaning of Ann Meaning of Charnette
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