Gender: Female Origin of Nanette: French diminutive of Ann and Nancy Meaning of Ann: English variation of Hebrew Hannah, "grace"

The name Nanette is a girl's name . Nanette and is often added to lists like Unique Celebrity Baby Middle Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents BNG".

From the experts:

There was a time when French names like Annette, Paulette -- and Nanette -- were chic, but now, we'd have to say "No, no, Nanette".

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Nanette is #2112 on Nameberry

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Famous People Named Nanette

Pop Culture References for the name Nanette

Ninette, Nanetta, Nanon, Nanelia, Nanelle

Nanette's International Variations

Nanine, Nannette, Nynette, Nanée (French)


ziggywiggy Says:


While it’s not my personal first choice to name a daughter, I absolutely love saying the name out loud! It just has a melodic sound and it’s so fun to say! I feel like the classic french ending makes it sound classy and sophisticated, while the alliteration makes it sound quirky and youthful!

WriterNotPrego Says:


Quite biased, these descriptions, arent they?

Bitsy Poet Says:


Would this be pronounced Nuh-net or NAN-et ?

Yessica Says:


I like it but kind of reminds me of Nats.

LadyOh Says:


This is kind of cute!