Jett Name Meaning & Origin

Jett

Pronunciation: JEHT (key)

Related Names:

Jet, Jhett

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Comments and insights on the name Jett: | Edit

Jett is a strong, masculine name, single-syllable, "ett" ending like Beckett or Rhett, with a fresh feeling and a long history as a surname to feel grounded. It's on my list.

Jett is used for a deviation of the name Matt

Such an awesome tough name for a boy!

My boys name is Jett and people love it

My sons name is Jhett with a h.

Modern solid name, love it.

Personal experiences with the name Jett: | Edit

My son's middle name is Jett, after a town we had to pass through every time I had a doctor's appointment while I was pregnant.

I know a Louis Jett.

Nicknames for Jett: | Edit

Jetty
Jetstar
Jettles
Jetters
Jetter bean

Meanings and history of the name Jett: | Edit

Jett is a "surname name." According to several genealogy sites, the French last name Jett originated from the bible and was derived from the name Judah, the given name of Jacob and Leah's son, which in Hebrew means "praised."

American, meaning free

From the English word jet, meaning either a airplane powered by a jet engine or a black glossy, semi-precious stone.

Famous real-life people named Jett: | Edit

Jett Travolta, son of John Travolta
Jett Lucas, son of George Lucas
Jett Bandy, Major League Baseball player
Jett Song, daughter of journalist Lisa Ling and Dr. Paul Song
Jett Thomas (May 13, 1776 – January 6, 1817), American military officer, politician and builder.
Jett Kenny - Ironman and international model, son of Grant Kenny and Lisa Curry

Jett in song, story & screen: | Edit

Jett Rink, fictional character played by James Dean in the movie "Giant."
"The Famous Jett Jackson," Disney Channel television series.

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