Meaning and Origin of: Jette

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First name origins & meanings:

  • English : Jet-black mineral

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Last name origin & meaning:

  • French Jetté : surname bestowed on a foundling, from jeté ‘thrown out’. It is Americanized sometimes as Trow and also as Stay.
  • German : from a short form of a Germanic personal name with a first element related to Middle High German gate ‘companion’.
  • A Jetté from the Anjou region of France is documented in Montreal in 1659 with the secondary surname Durivage.