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Lynnette

What does Lynnette mean?

Lynnette Pronunciation of Lynnette [lyn-nette] as a girls' name is of Welsh derivation, and Lynnette means "idol, shape; idol; linnet, a small songbird; nymph; idol". Lynnette is an alternate form of Eluned (Welsh): from the older Welsh name Luned. Lynnette is also a variant of Linette (Welsh, Old French). Lynnette is also used as a variant of Lynette (Welsh).

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

Variations

Lynnette has 12 variants: Lanet, Lanette, Lenette, Linet, Linett, Linnet, Linnette, Lonette, Lunet, Lunette, Lynett and Lynnet.

3 more related forms via Eluned, Linette, Lynette: Linetta, Lynelle and Lynetta.

Creative forms:
(female)

(male)

Middle name pairings:
Lynnette Darlene (L.D.), ..

How popular is Lynnette?

Lynnette is a very prominent first name for females (#911 out of 4276, Top 21%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Lynnette entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #450 in the U.S. in the 1960s, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Lynnette are Lynette, Lynetta, Lynelle, Linette and Lanette. Usage of these relations of Lynnette was widespread among parents 55 years ago (adoption of 0.1%), but now, versions like Lynette have become somewhat outmoded.

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

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

Similar Names

Lynnette is pronounced similarly to Lynnett. Other suggested similar names are Anette, Annett, Annetta, Annette, Arnette, Bernette, Brunette, Danette, Dannette, Dawnette, Eyvette, Finette, Garnette, Genette, Ginette, Ginnette, Glennette, Jaenette, Jeannette, Jenette, Jennetta, Jennette, Johnette, Jonette, Junette, Kennette, Lanetta, Laurette, Lavette, Leneta, Lindee, Lisbette, Lissette, Lizette, Lorette, Lorrette, Loucette, Luneth, Lunetta, Lunneta, Lurette, Luzette, Lynde, Lyndee, Lynlee, Lynnae, Lynndie, Lynne, Lynnea, Lynnelle, Lynzee, Lyzbette (see Elizabeth), Lyzette, Manette, Minette, Nanette, Ninette, Ninnette, Nynette, Reinette, Renette, Rhonette (see Rhonda), Ronette, Ronnette, Tonette, Trinette, Twanette, Vannetta (see Vanessa), Vernette, Vinette, Vynetta, Vynette, Wanette and Wyonetta (see Wyanet). These names tend to be less commonly used than Lynnette.

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