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What does Lynne mean?

Lynne Pronunciation of 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 3 variants: Lin, Linn and Lyn.

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynne name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynne, Linda, Lindy, Linn, Lyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynda, Lynell, Lynelle, Lynette, Lynlee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lynn, Lynnda in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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