What does Lynne mean?
Lynne \l(yn)-ne\ 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 a variation of Linda (Spanish): originally derived from "linde". Lynne is also a form of Lynn (English, Irish, Gaelic).
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.
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)
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)
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.