What does Lynne mean?
Lynne [lynne] as a name for girls is of Spanish 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).
Associated with: pretty (beautiful).
Lynne has 22 more different relations via Linda, Lynn: Lindee, Lindey, Lindi, Lindie, Lindy, Linnell, Lynae, Lynda▼, Lynde, Lyndel, Lyndell, Lyndy, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynette▼, Lynlee, Lynley, Lynna, Lynnda, Lynndie, Lynnelle and Lynnett.Creative forms:
(female) Lone, Lynni, ..
(male) Lynny, Lynse, .. Middle name pairings:
Lynne Mazie (L.M.), ..
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)
Lynne was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its peak rank of #160 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Linda (#670 via latest list), Lindy, Linn, Lyn, Lynda, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynette, Lynlee (#1904), Lynn and Lynnda are the prominent varying forms of Lynne. Adoption of these relations of Lynne was at its most widespread 8 decades ago (adoption of 5.5%) and has become much less since (adoption 0.02%, ▼100%), with forms like Lynn becoming less trendy.
Lynne▼ is pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lean, Leann▼, Leanne▼, Leeanne, Leianne, Lene, Leoine, Leone▼, Leyanne, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Louanne, Luane, Luann▼ and Luanne▼. Other suggested similar names are Alynne, Anne▼, Bonne, Brynne, Danne, Dyane, Dyanne, Gunne, Gwynne, Hanne, Janne, Jenne, Lanae, Lanie, Lanna, Lannie, Lanny, Lenae, Lenna▼, Linna, Linnae, Linnea, Linnet, Linnie▼, Lonee, Lonie▼, Lonna, Lonni, Lonnie, Lorne, Lydie, Lyna, Lynah, Lyndee, Lyndi, Lynea, Lynnae, Lynnea, Lynnet, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey, Lynzee, Lynzey, Lynzi, Lynzie, Lyse, Minne, Renne, Ryane, Ryanne, Ryenne, Winne, Wynne and Zanne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Lynne.See names in meaning and etymology.