Meaning and name origin
Linnette \l(in)-nette, linn(et)-te\ as a girl's name is of Welsh and Old French origin, and the meaning of Linnette is "idol; linnet, a small songbird". Linnette is a variant of Linette (Welsh, Old French): probably a variant of Lynette.
Linnette is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Linnette and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Lynnette, Lynette, Linette and Lanette. (2014 statistics).
Linnette is also pronounced similarly to Linett, Lunette and Lynnett. Other suggested similar baby names are Ginnette, Linetta, Minnette and Ninnette. Like Linnette, these names are not commonly used.