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Gender: Female Meaning of Yvette: "yew tree" Origin of Yvette: French, feminine of Yves

The name Yvette is a girl's name of French origin meaning "yew tree". Yvette and is often added to lists like Stylish Girls' Names That End in Consonants and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven, Hell, Purgatory - Girls".

From the experts:

This French name has the elegance of other '-ette' names such as Colette and is a botanical name without being too obvious about it.

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Pop Culture References for the name Yvette

Yvetta, Yvett, Yveta, Yavette, Yevett, Yevetta, Yevette, Yvet

16 names similar to Yvette

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paulapuddephatt Says:


I would pronounce it eve-ETTE, for sure.

paulapuddephatt Says:


Yvette and Yvonne are both lovely.

Zell Says:


Yvette is lovely, provided it's pronounced correctly. The one Yvette I've known in my life unfortunately pronounced it "yuh-VETTE" instead of the more authentic "eve-ETTE."

cabosanmucus Says:


It's old school but still pretty. I mean if boring and clunky Evelyn can be popular again why not Yvette

TheHumanCanvas Says:


Such a gorgeous little name :)

Ccppww Says:


If it's not Victorian, it's not ready for a comeback acc. to Nameberry.

yvonne_virginia Says:


I don't like the description! What do the people who write them have against this and Yvonne? I think they're beautiful.

RavenZimmi Says:


I like the way it looks with the Y and V together but something about the way it sounds offs me. I like Yvonne though.

ThistleThorn Says:


This is pretty.