Antoinette: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Antoinette

Antoinette

Pronunciation: an-twah-NEHT (key)

Origin of the name Antoinette:

Feminine diminutive form of Antoine, the French cognate of Anthony, which is from the Latin Antonius, an old Roman family name of unknown etymology.

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Related Names:

Ann, Antonieta, Netta, Toni

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Nicknames for Antoinette: | Edit

Toni, Netta, Ann, Nettie

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Famous real-life people named Antoinette: | Edit

Marie Antoinette, Queen of France and wife of Louis XVI

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Dramatic and beautiful main character in Jean Rhys's retelling of Jane Eyre: Wide Sargasso Sea

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