Meaning and name origin
Lynne \l(yn)-ne\ as a girl's name is of Spanish and English origin, and the meaning of Lynne is "pretty". Lynne is a variant of Linda (Spanish): originally derived from "linde", a German name element referring to the lime tree. Also a variant of Lynn (English): variant of Flann (Irish, Gaelic) "ruddy-complected".
Lynne is a very popular first name for females (#378 out of 4276, Top 9%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#35299 out of 88799, Top 40%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lynne for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lynne and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Linda (#615), Lynn, Lyn, Linn and Lynne. (2014 statistics).
Lynne is also 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, Lynae, Lynah, Lynde, Lynea, Lynna, Lynnae, Lynnea, Lynnet and Wynne. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lynne.