-ette

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-ette is a French diminutive suffix used to create diminutive forms of names.

In the Nordic countries, the final -e is sometimes silent as in the original French and sometimes it is pronounced. If it is not pronounced, Nordic spelling variants can be -ett and -et.

Creative spellings include -ete, -eth, -ethe, -etté, -étte, -etth, -etthe

In Greenlandic, the ending can be changed to -atta/-áta.

List of Names with the suffix -ette