First name origin & meaning:
English: Jet-black mineral
First name variations: Jeta, Jetah, Jetia, Jetiah, Jetje, Jett, Jettah, Jetti, Jettia, Jettie, Jetty
Last name origins & meanings:
- 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.
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