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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Collette
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Collette in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Collette:
Records indicate that 2,915 girls in the United States have been named Collette since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1966, when 188 people in the U.S. were given the name Collette. Those people are now 54 years old.
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Comments about the name Collette
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1 Positive Comment
"Sounds like "Cole-Let" I had a class mate in high school with the name Nicolette and she was nicked named Collette. I LOVE this name "Collette" & wanted my daughter to be named this. The way this name "Sounds" & "Looks" is AWESOME & you don't see 1,000 of kids running around with this name. I don't like "Made up" names But I certainly Don't like babt names that EVERYONE HAS either. However I had 4 boys. I named my 1st son Nicholas instead. Collette comes from the name Nicolette, which is a female version of Nicholas. My 3rd son I named Elliott because it had the "Look" of Collette I so Loved & Elliott sounds good as well. I just hope 1 of my 4 sons has a daughter & names her "Collette" otherwise I will have to get a Dog & name HER Collette!! LOL" Jan. 31, 2012:
1 Neutral Comment
"I didn't like my name so much as I was growing up, but I appreciate it now. I have heard it more often as an adult, however most people spell it with one "L." It turns out we do have some French background so I suppose it rather fits. It gets pronounced all kinds of ways (i.e. C-a-l-e-t, C-l-e-t, C-a-u-l-e-t, etc), but this never bothers me. A funny experience I had growing up is when I tried to call my mom collect from a phone booth (remember those? - that dates me) and the operator couldn't understand that I my name was Collette, she thought that was the type of call I was placing." Jun. 29, 2007:
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