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Gender: F Origin of Jet: Mineral and word name

Though this may be thought of as a short form of the legitimate name Jetta, that one's gone to the cars. This sounds more modern if a bit supersonic. In the Netherlands, it's Number 149, originating as a short form of -ette ending names such as Henriette and Mariette.

Famous People Named Jet

Mariëtte "Jet" Bussemaker, Dutch politician
Ariette Josephine "Jet" van Noortwijk, Dutch cricketer
Jet Jongeling, Dutch cyclist
Ariëtte "Jet" Mauve-Carbentus, a cousin of painter Vincent van Gogh
Jet Van Nieuwkerk, daughter of Dutch TV presenter Matthijs van Nieuwkerk

Pop Culture References for the name Jet

Bridget "Jet" Owens, character in book/film Practical Magic
Jet, character on TV series "Gladiators" and "American Gladiators"