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Gender: Female Origin of Minuet: French, dance term

The name Minuet is a girl's name of French origin. Minuet and is often added to lists like Musical Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That?------------girls!".

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Minuet is delicate, dancey, and lacy, with a Masterpiece Theatre feel. Is Minuet a real name? Not really, though similar-sounding French-Names">French names such as Minette and Manette are.

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Pop Culture References for the name Minuet

-A Minuet is a type of stately ballroom dance for two people, that was popular in the 18th century. It is usually slow and in triple time.
-A Minuet can also refer to a piece of music in triple time that is in the style of a Minuet, which is usually a movement in a sonata, suite, or symphony.