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Gender: F Meaning of Colette: "victory of the people" Origin of Colette: French, diminutive of Nicole Colette's Popularity in 2013: #608

Modern parents might be attracted to this name because of the French novelist -- though pen name Colette was actually her last name, Sidonie-Gabrielle her first.

Colette was one of a group of Gallic 'ette' names popular in the 1950s and sixties, including Nanette, Annette, Jeanette and Paulette, but by 1986 Colette had dropped off the list completely--though we think it could be ready for reappraisal. Dylan McDermott used it for his daughter, as did actress Constance Zimmer.

There is an appealing animated Colette featured in the film Ratatouille.

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Famous People Named Colette

St. Colette (born Nicole), reformer of the Franciscan Order
Colette Appel (born 1986), American pair skater
Colette Carr (born 1991), American singer-songwriter
Colette (born 1873), French writer
Colette Butler, YouTuber (Shaytards)
Colette Alley, sister of American actress Kirstie Alley

Pop Culture References for the Name Colette

Colette Tatou, character in Disney's "Ratatouille"
Colette Valois, character from TV series, Pan Am
Colette, chic store in Paris
Colette Brunel, character in video game Tales of Symphonia
Colette, from the movie "Poetic Justice"
Colette, character in "Dear Dumb Diary"
Colette Beauvoir, book character in "Generation Dead"
Colette Iselin, character in the book "Marie Antoinette: Serial Killer" by Katie Alender

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