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Gender: Female Meaning of Minette: "faithful defender" Origin of Minette: French

The name Minette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "faithful defender". Minette and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Generation CAF #63 (w/ occupations)".

From the experts:

Frenchified name rarely used in France. And perhaps even more rarely used in the US -- there were NO baby girls given the name on the official records of 2014.

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Minnette, Minnita

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abca Says:


This means female genitals in French.

AnonymousPerson Says:


In France, "minette" is an affectionate word for a female cat, the French equivalent of the British "puss".