What does Lynell mean?
Lynell /ly-nell/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Lynell's roots are English, Irish and Gaelic, and Lynell means "ruddy-complected". Lynell is a variant transcription of Lynn (English, Irish, Gaelic): transcription of Flann. Lyell is a conventional surname.
How popular is Lynell?
Lynell is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2820 out of 4276, Top 66%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is an analysis of the usage of the girl name Lynell and affiliated names. Linn, Lyn, Lynette, Lynn and Lynne are the prominent related forms of Lynell (outside Top 1000). Usage of these girl names was at its peak during the years 1950-1959 (usage of 0.5784%) and has become significantly less since, with the versions Lyn, Lynette, Lynn and Lynne becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)