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What does Lanet mean?

Lanet Pronunciation of Lanet [lan-et] as a girls' name has its root in Welsh, and the meaning of Lanet is "idol, shape". Lanet is a version of Eluned (Welsh): from the older Welsh name Luned.


Lanet has 7 variants: Lanette, Linet, Linette, Lunet, Lunette, Lynette and Lynnette.

1 more alternative form via Eluned: Luned.

Creative forms:
(female) Landia, Lanta, ..

(male) Lanlo, Lante, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lanet Evelyn (L.E.), ..

How popular is Lanet?

Lanet is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Lanet is also an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Lynnette, Lynette, Linette and Lanette are the popular alternative forms of Lanet (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Lanet was widespread 6 decades ago (median #634), but now, versions such as Lynnette have fallen out of fashion. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanette, Linette, Lynette, Lynnette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lanet and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lanet is alike in pronunciation to Lenette, Linett, Linnet, Lonette, Lynett, Lynnet and Lynnett. Other suggested similar names are Anet, Annet, Danet, Garnet, Janet, Jannet, Jonet, Lace, Lacee, Lacey, Ladey, Lael, Laine, Lainey, Lake, Laken, Laleh, Lana, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lane, Lanetta, Laney, Lani, Lanie, Lanita, Lanna, Lanny, Larea, Laree, Laren, Laveta, Layne, Layney, Lene, Leneta, Liane, Libet, Linea, Liset, Lonee, Luane, Luneth, Lynea, Monet, Paget and Wyanet. These names tend to be more frequently used than Lanet.

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