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What does Lynnet mean?

Lynnet Pronunciation of Lynnet [lyn-net] as a girls' name is of Welsh origin, and the name Lynnet means "idol; linnet, a small songbird". Lynnet is an alternate spelling of Linette (Welsh, Old French): probably a variation of Lynette.

Associated with: small (little), songbird (bird).


Lynnet has 9 variants: Lanette, Lenette, Linet, Linett, Linnet, Linnette, Lonette, Lynett and Lynnette.

1 more relation via Linette, Lynette: Lynetta.

Creative forms:
(female) Lenet, Lennet, ..

(male) Lynlit, Lynnus, ..

Middle name pairings:
Lynnet Isadora (L.I.), ..

How popular is Lynnet?

Lynnet is a rare first name for females. Lynnet is an equally unique surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lanette, Linette, Lynetta, Lynette and Lynnette are the prominent varying forms of Lynnet (not ranked). Other variants, like Linet, are seldom used. These forms of Lynnet reached the peak of their popularity in the 1960s (average #869), but now, forms such as Lynette have become less in vogue. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lanette, Linette, Lynetta, Lynette, Lynnette in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lynnet and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lynnet is pronounced similarly to Lanet, Lunet and Lynnett. Other recommended names are Annet, Dennet, Jannet, Jennet, Jinnet, Leneta, Lindee, Lindey, Linnea, Luned, Luneth, Lunneta, Lynae, Lynda, Lynde, Lyndee, Lyndel, Lyndi, Lyndy, Lynea, Lynlee, Lynley, Lynn, Lynna, Lynnae, Lynnda, Lynndie, Lynne, Lynnea, Lynnsey, Lynnzey, Lynsey, Lynzee, Lynzey, Lysbet, Lyzbet, Wyanet, Wynne and Wyonet (see Wyanet). These names tend to be more commonly used than Lynnet.

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