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What does Linette mean?

Linette Pronunciation of Linette [linette] as a girls' name is pronounced LIN-et. It is of Welsh and Old French origin, and the meaning of Linette is "idol; linnet, a small songbird". Probably a variant of Lynette.

Associated with: small (little), songbird (bird).


Linette has 10 variants: Lanette, Lenette, Linet, Linetta, Linnet, Linnette, Lonette, Lynette, Lynnet and Lynnette.

Affiliated girl names: Lin and Eluned.

4 more relations via Lynette: Linett, Lynelle, Lynett and Lynetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Linte, Lunte, ..

(male) Linetre, Linetti, ..

Middle name pairings:
Linette Melinda (L.M.), ..

How popular is Linette?

Linette is a very popular first name for females (#1814 out of 4276, Top 42%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Linette entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its apex position of #1035 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Lanette, Lynelle, Lynetta, Lynette and Lynnette are the popular varying forms of Linette. Other forms, like Lynett, are uncommon. These relations of Linette were popular 55 years ago (usage of 0.08%), but now, forms like Lynnette have become less fashionable.

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

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

Similar Names

Linette is alike in pronunciation to Lanet, Lunet, Lunette and Lynnett. Other recommended names are Anette, Annette, Arnette, Cinetta, Danette, Finetta, Finette, Genette, Gilette, Ginetta, Ginette, Ginnette, Janette, Jenette, Jonette, Junette, Kinetta, Lanetta, Lavette, Leneta, Lindee, Lindie, Lisbette, Lisette, Lissette, Lizette, Lorette, Lucette, Luneth, Lunetta, Lurette, Luzette, Lyzette, Manette, Minetta, Minette, Minnette, Nanette, Ninete (see Nina), Ninetta, Ninette, Ninnette, Nynette, Ornette, Reinette, Renette, Ronette, Toinette, Tonette, Trinette, Vidette, Vinetta, Vinette, Vynette and Wanette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Linette.

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