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Gender: Female Origin of Manette: French, diminutive of Marie Meaning of Marie: French variation of Mary, Hebrew, "bitter"

The name Manette is a girl's name of French origin. Manette and is often added to lists like International Variations of Mary and discussed in our forums with posts like "13 girls + namebank".

From the experts:

Manette might be a fresh way to spin Mary or Marie, but popular French Manon has more grace and heft. Manet takes Manette in an artistic direction.

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Famous People Named Manette

A. Manette Ansay, American novelist
Marie Antoinette Margarethe Mathilde "Manette," Duchess of Mecklenburg-Schwerin
Manette Monroe MD - Pathologist, Equestrian, Expert in Equne Therapy for PTSD

Pop Culture References for the name Manette

Lucie Manette, character in "A Tale of Two Cities" by Charles Dickens