The name Colette is a girl's name of French origin. Colette is ranked #531 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Saints' Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That".
From the experts:
Like the French author with whom the name is most closely associated, Colette is a chic and charming name that is being rediscovered. After disappearing for nearly 30 years, Colette rejoined the Top 1000 in 2012 at Number 659 and has continued to rise since then.
Dylan McDermott used it for his daughter, as did actress Constance Zimmer.
There is an appealing animated Colette featured in the film Ratatouille.