What does Lanette mean?
Lanette /lan-ette/ as a name for girls. Lanette's name origins are Welsh and American, and Lanette means "idol, shape; idol; linnet, a small songbird; nymph; idol". Lanette is a version of Eluned (Welsh): from the older Welsh name Luned. Lanette is also a derivative of Lana: form of Alana (Old German) "precious". Lanette is also used as a derivative of Lanetta (American), Linette (Welsh, Old French) and Lynette (Welsh).
How popular is Lanette?
Lanette is a very prominent first name for women (#1783 out of 4276, Top 42%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Lanette for girls. Lanette was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak rank of #898 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Lanette and affiliated names. Lana (#351 2 years ago), Lynnette, Lynette and Linette are the prominent alternative forms of Lanette ranked in the Top 1000. These relations of Lanette were popular as birth names during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.4406%) and are somewhat less conventional today (usage 0.1298%, ▼70.5%), with the versions Lynette and Lynnette becoming less fashionable. Lana is more familiar than the rest. (2014 Birth Statistics)