Meaning and Origin of: Jette

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Jet-black mineral

Family name origins & meanings

  • French Jetté : surname bestowed on a foundling, fromjeté ‘thrown out’. It is Americanized sometimes asTrow 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.