The name Minette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "faithful defender". Minette and is often added to lists like Best One-of-a-Kind Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "If I had 8 daughters whose names started with...".
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.