Colette: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Colette

Colette

Pronunciation: koh-LEHT (key)

Origin of the name Colette:

Short form of Nicolette, which is a diminutive form of Nicole, a feminine form of Nicolas (victory of the people).

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I've had the name for 21 years and for the most part, I like it. It's not too common so people tend to remember it. Although, a pet peeve of mine is when it's mispronounced as 'KAW-leht'...

Nicknames for Colette: | Edit

Coco, Coke, Cokie, Coli, Cole, Lette, Ette

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St. Colette, founder of the Colettine Sisters
Colette, French author (born Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette)
Colette Flesch, Luxembourgian politician and fencer
Colette Besson, French athlete
Colette Appel, American pairs skater
Colette Roland, French computer scientist
DJ Colette, Chicago DJ and house musician (born Colette Marino)

Colette in song, story & screen: | Edit

Colette Brunel, character in the video game "Tales of Symphonia"
Colette, from Ratatouille

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