Yvette
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
i-VET
Meaning
Of the yew tree
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Yvette originates in Germanic languages and means "of the yew tree". It is a feminine form of Yves, a popular French masculine name, the famous bearer being the French fashion designer Yves Saint-Laurent. Yvette is the name of a river in northern France and also the name of Guy de Maupassant's 1884 short story. As a feminine given name it is not as popular in the United States as in other, mostly European countries.

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Famous Yvettes

Yvette Centeno - published author
Yvette Clarke - politician
Yvette Mimieux - actress
Yvette Nelson - musician
Yvette Nolan - writer

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