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What does Lynne mean?

Lynne /lyn-ne/ [1 syll.] as a name for girls is of Spanish, English, Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of the name Lynne is "pretty; ruddy-complected". Lynne is an alternate spelling of Linda (Spanish): originally derived from "linde". Lynne is also a form of Lynn (English, Irish, Gaelic).


Lynne has 3 variants: Lin, Linn and Lyn.

Lynne has 26 more different forms via Linda, Lynn: Lindalee, Lindee, Lindey, Lindi, Lindie, Lindira, Lindka, Lindy, Linell, Linnell, Lynae, Lynda, Lynde, Lyndel, Lyndell, Lyndy, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynette, Lynlee, Lynley, Lynna, Lynnda, Lynndie, Lynnelle and Lynnett.

Kreatif forms: Laune, Lune, Lynni. [more]

How popular is Lynne?

Lynne is a very popular first name for females (#378 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#31271 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Lynne for girls. Lynne was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #164 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynne name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lynne outside U.S.

Linda (#615 a year ago), Lindy, Linn, Lyn, Lynda, Lynette and Lynn are the prominent varying forms of Lynne. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.6121%) and has become much less since (usage 0.0481%, down 92.1%), with forms like Linda, Lyn, Lynda, Lynn and Lynne becoming somewhat dated. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of Lynne and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynne, Linda, Lindy, Lyn, Lynda in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lynette, Lynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Linda, Linn outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lynne is pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Leanne, Lene, Leone, Leyanne, Liane, Lianne, Luane and Luanne. Other suggested similar baby names are Lanae, Lanie, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Lenae, Lenna, Linna, Linnae, Linnea, Linnie, Lonee, Lonie, Lonna, Lonni, Lonnie, Lyna, Lynah, Lynea, Lynnae, Lynnea, Lynnet and Wynne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lynne.