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Lynette meaning and name origin

Lynette \l(y)-nette, lyn(et)-te\ as a girl's name is pronounced le-NET. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Lynette is "nymph; idol". French variant of an ancient Welsh given name, Eluned. Its first use was by 19th-century British poet Tennyson, for a character in "The Idylls of the King". The name looks similar to Lynn. In the Arthurian tales, Lynette accompanied Sir Gareth on a knightly quest.

Lynette has 10 variant forms: Lanette, Linett, Linette, Linnet, Lynelle, Lynessa, Lynett, Lynetta, Lynnet and Lynnette.

For more information, see also the related name Lanetta.

Lynette is also pronounced similarly to Lenette, Linnette, Lonette, Lunette and Lynnett. Other suggested similar baby names are Linetta, Lunetta, Lyzette, Nynette and Vynette.

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Popularity of Lynette

Lynette is a very popular first name for females (#435 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Lynette name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Lynette with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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