Jette Name Meaning

Originally a nickname for Henriette and other -ette ending names, Jette has steadily become an edgy favorite. She’s made to stand out and works well on a baby girl who takes life by the horns. We love her styling and would love to see her used more often.

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God's promise; God is my oath



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  1. I was the only girl I ever knew in the United States named Jette. It has been a burden because I always have to say it twice and spell it out. My whole life. People always say it’s cool, but I’d rather have a common name. I gave my children recognizable names.

    • named my daughter Jette in 2009. never heard of the name before. thought Jet was cool but a bit too simple for me … so i added another t and an e … i didn’t realize it was an “actual” name … i still love the name. as does my 13 year old kid! she’s never gotten picked
      on for it. i think it’s the most beautiful name i’ve ever heard!

  2. I was named Jette and only got bullied for it. It has a great meaning but people can also make great poems out of it, or atleast in German. So please think very carefully before naming your child Jette.

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