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The baby name Evette saw some popularity in the 1960s and early 1970s, so babies born today and in the near future are more likely to have grandmothers with the name. However, it's been gaining some popularity in recent years. The name offers biblical symbolism and comes with several fun nicknames. Pair it with a current middle name to bring it into the 21st century.

Meaning of the name Evette:

Hebrew: Life

Origin of the name Evette:

Evette is most likely derived from the Hebrew name Eve, which means “life.”

Symbolism of the name Evette:

Of course, Evette is a symbol of life because of its meaning, but its biblical origins make it an even stronger symbol of life and of the Christian faith. Eve was the first woman on Earth, according to the Bible, and the mother of all life.

Style of the name Evette:

Modern

Gender of the name Evette:

Evette is a girl's baby name.

Pronunciation of the name Evette:

EE-vet

Number of syllables in the name Evette:

Two

Emotion evoked from the name Evette:

The baby name Evette evokes images of someone who is confident and powerful.

Alternative spellings for the name Evette:

  • Yvette
  • Evett
  • Ivette
  • Eyvette

Nicknames for the name Evette:

Popularity of the name Evette:

According to the Social Security Administration, Evette was a top 1,000 baby name for girls in the United States between 1960 and 1974. It was most popular in 1967 when it ranked at 617, and it last ranked at number 975 in 1974.

Related names for the name Evette:

Great middle names for Evette and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Evette:

  • Evette Dionne (author)
  • Evette de Klerk (athlete)
  • Evette Rios (TV host)
  • Trina Evette Braxton (singer and reality show star)
  • Yolanda Evette Griffith (basketball player)
  • Evette Washington (actress)

Evettes in popular culture:

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