Colette
Origin/Usage
French
Pronunciation
ko-LET
Meaning
People's triumph
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Colette is a short form of Nicolette, a diminutive of Nicole. Nicole is a feminine form of Nicholas, originating in Greek language and meaning "people's triumph, victory". It is mostly used in English and French, in English-speaking countries it has been used since the middle of the 20th century. It might be related to the Greek goddess of victory, Nike. It can be used as a surname as well.

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Colette - novelist
Colette Wickenhagen - jazz artist
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