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What does Linetta mean?

Linetta Pronunciation of Linetta as a girls' name. The meaning of the name Linetta is "idol; linnet, a small songbird". Linetta is an alternate form of Linette (Welsh, Old French): probably a form of Lynette.

ASSOCIATED WITH Li-, -ta, small (little), songbird (bird)


RELATED FORMS VIA LINETTE Lanette, Lenette, Linet, Linnet, Linnette, Lonette, Lynette, Lynnette



Linetta Ellen (L.E.), ..

How popular is Linetta?

Linetta is a rare first name for females. Linetta is also a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Linetta (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Lynnette, Lynette, Linette and Lanette. Other forms, like Linnet, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Linetta was at its apex 55 years ago (AVERAGE #634), but now, forms like Lynnette have become somewhat outmoded. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Similar Names

Linetta is pronounced similarly to Lanetta, Lanita, Leneta, Lenita, Lunetta, Lunneta and Lynetta. Other recommended sound-alike names are Agnetta, Anetta, Annetta, Arnetta, Benetta, Cinetta, Conetta, Dionetta, Donetta, Finetta, Finette, Gianetta, Ginetta, Ginette, Inetta, Janetta, Jenetta, Jonetta, Kineta, Kinetta, Lanet, Laretta, Lavetta, Leretta (see Loretta), Letta, Linda, Linea, Linett, Lisbetta, Liseta, Lisette, Lizette, Loletta, Loretta, Lucetta, Lunet, Luneth, Lunette, Lynett, Lynnett, Minetta, Minette, Nineta, Ninetta, Ninette, Ornetta (see Arnette), Reinetta, Renetta, Vanetta, Venetta, Vincetta, Vinetia (see Venetia), Vinetta, Vinette, Vynetta, Wanetta and Zanetta. These names tend to be more frequently used than Linetta.

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