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Gender: Female Meaning of Josette: "Jehovah increases" Origin of Josette: French,pet form of JOSEPHINE, feminine of JOSEPH

The name Josette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "Jehovah increases". Josette and is often added to lists like Soap Opera Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

From the experts:

One of the group of French 'ette'-ending names that emigrated to this country in the last century, though never as popular as some others, such as Claudette and Paulette--it did have a little six-year flurry here between 1967 and 1973. Josette may be feminine and flirty, but, given the choice, most parents today would prefer Josephine.

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Famous People Named Josette

Josette Bynum, American pro wrestler
Josette Simon, English actress
Josette Day, French actress
Josette Bushell-Mingo, English actress and theater director
Josette Banzet, French-American actress
Josette Pons, French National Assemblywoman from Var

Pop Culture References for the name Josette

Josette du Pres, character on TV's "Dark Shadows"
Josette, character in X-Men comics
Josette, character in "David and Lisa"
Josette "Jo" Parker, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries"
Josette "Josie" Saltzman, character on TV's "The Vampire Diaries", daughter of Alaric Saltzman.


josephinedagnall Says:


I'd never really given this name much thought before, but the more I do, the more I love it! My name is Josephine, so it would be a beautiful way for my name to share a connection with my future child's without giving them the same one as me.

Daiseymae Says:


Me too.

Wittyusername103 Says:


This is way cooler than Josephine.

headintheclouds Says:


Josette is a recent name crush of mine. I love the nickname Josie and the name Josephine, I love the -ette endings of names like Juliette, Claudette. The combination of these two elements make for a darling, chic, stunning impactful name that has the bonus of being truly unusual but still accessible. This would also be a really sweet middle name IMO.

eshe7fantasy Says:


love it with the nn Josie

cabosanmucus Says:


I happen to think Josette is cute.

Zelliew Says:


I'm not a fan of the "ette' ending