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What does Linnette mean?

Linnette \l(in)-nette, linn(et)-te\ as a name for girls. Linnette's roots are Welsh and Old French, and Linnette means "idol; linnet, a small songbird". Linnette is a derivative of Linette (Welsh, Old French): probably a variant of Lynette.


Linnette has 8 variants: Lanette, Lenette, Linet, Linnet, Lonette, Lynette, Lynnet and Lynnette.

Linnette has 1 more related variation via Linette: Linetta.


Linnette is a rare first name for females. Linnette is an equivalently unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Lanette, Linette, Lynette and Lynnette are the prominent related forms of Linnette (#unlisted). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3803%) and has become significantly lower since, with the forms Lynette and Lynnette becoming less trendy. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Linnette and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lanette, Linette, Lynette, Lynnette in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Linnette is pronounced similarly to Linett, Lunette and Lynnett. Other recommended similar baby names are Ginnette, Minnette and Ninnette. Like Linnette, these names are not commonly used.