What does Lanette mean?
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: form of Alana (Old German) "precious". Lanette is also used as a derivative of Lanetta (American), Linette (Welsh, Old French) and Lynette (Welsh).
(female) Latette, Lynte, ..
(male) Landio, Laneter, ..
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 history of Lanette for girls. 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)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Below is a charted study of the history of Lanette and affiliated 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.
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.See names in meaning and etymology.