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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.
For more information, see also the related girl name Lanetta.
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).
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