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What does Lanette mean?

Lanette Pronunciation of Lanette [lan-ette] as a name for girls is a Welsh and American name, 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. Lanette is also used as a derivative of Lanetta (American), a variation of Linette (Welsh, Old French), and a variant of Lynette (Welsh).

ASSOCIATED WITH small (little), songbird (bird), nymph (goddess)


VARIANTS Lynnette, Lynnet, Lynett, Lunette, Lunet, Lonette, Linnette, Linnet, Linett, Linet, Lenette, Lanet


(female) Latette, Lynte, ..

(male) Landio, Laneter, ..

Lanette Alessia (L.A.), ..

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)

Lanette was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #809 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not listed at the moment. (2015 BIRTH Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanette name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lanette outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lana (#353 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Lynette, Lynnette, Lynetta, Linette, Lanae and Lynelle are the prominent alternative forms of Lanette ranked in the Top 2000. These relations of Lanette were popular as birth names 6 decades ago (ADOPTION OF 0.11%) and have become much less conventional since (ADOPTION 0.05%, 54%). Lana is more familiar than the rest, while forms like Lynnette are now somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanette, Lana, Lanae, Linette, Lynelle in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Lanette is pronounced similarly to Lynnett. Other suggested similar names are Anette, Annette, Arnette, Babette, Cadette, Danette, Dannette, Dawnette, Fayette, Finette, Garnette, Genette, Ginette, Halette, Jaenette, Janett, Janetta, Janette, Jannette, Jazette, Jeanette, Jenette, Jonette, Junette, Lanelle, Lanita, Laretta, Laurette, Lavetta, Lavette, Leneta, Lisette, Lizette, Lorette, Lucette, Luneth, Lunetta, Lurette, Luzette, Lyzette, Manette, Marette, Marnette, Minette, Nadette, Nanete, Nanette, Nannette, Ninette, Nynette, Ornette, Rayette, Renette, Ronette, Sarette, Tonette, Twanette, Vanetta, Vinette, Vynette, Wanetta, Wanette and Zanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lanette.

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