Josette is a beautiful baby name with a distinct accent when pronouncing it in a classical manner. It began as a nickname but is now a standalone option all around the world. Josette has not been a top 1,000 name in America since 1973, however.

Meaning of the name Josette:

French: Jehovah increases

Origin of the name Josette:

Josette originated as a nickname for Josephine. Josephine is the feminine variation of Joseph in France. It became popular throughout the country after the reign of Napoleon Bonaparte. His wife was Josephine de Beauharnais.

Symbolism of the name Josette:

Josette is a nickname for Josephine which comes from Joseph, so they all three have the same meaning. Joseph comes from the Hebrew name Yosef, however, which means “He will add.”

Style of the name Josette:


Gender of the name Josette:

Josette is a flirtatious baby name for girls.

Pronunciation of the name Josette:


Number of syllables in the name Josette:


Emotion evoked from the name Josette:

Josette feels classical, refined, and noble. It is a serious name with a flirtatious side.

Alternative spellings for the name Josette:

  • Josett
  • Jozette
  • Jozett

Nicknames for the name Josette:

Popularity of the name Josette:

Josette was a top 1,000 baby name in America in the mid to late twentieth century. It was rank 728 in 1967, lasting until 1973 at rank 809. Josette was a top 500 name choice in 1968 at rank 420. As of 2020, Josette is number 2,259.

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Great middle names for Josette and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Josette:

  • Josette Bynum (pro wrestler)
  • Josette Simon (actress, “Wonder Woman”)
  • Josette Day (actress, “Swiss Tour”)
  • Josette Bushell (theater director)
  • Josette Banzet (actress, “Hard Knocks”)
  • Josette Maskin (guitarist from band MUNA)

Josettes in popular culture:

  • Josette du Pres (character from “Dark Shadows”)
  • Josette (character from X-Men comics)
  • Josette (character from “David and Lisa”)
  • Josette Parker (character from “The Vampire Diaries”)
  • Josette Saltzman (character from “The Vampire Diaries”)