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Lanette is a baby girl’s name of multiple origins. In French, Lanette is the French diminutive of Lynn and means “little lake”. In Welsh, Lanette comes from the name Eluned and means “idol, image”. Lanette was popular in the mid-20th century.

Meaning of the name Lanette:

Welsh: idol, image
French: little lake

Origin of the name Lanette:

Lanette is a baby girl’s name of Welsh and French origin. In Welsh, Lanette means “idol, image” and comes from the name Eluned. In French, Lanette is a diminutive of the name Lynn and means “little lake”.

Symbolism of the name Lanette:

Lanette means “little lake”. Lakes are traditional symbols associated with magic, purity, deep emotions, and creativity.

Style of the name Lanette:


Gender of the name Lanette:

Lanette is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Lanette:


Number of syllables in the name Lanette:


Emotion evoked from the name Lanette:

Lanette evokes feelings of kindness and adoration.

Alternative spellings for the name Lanette:

Linette, Lynette, Lynete, Lenette, Lanete, Lanett

Nicknames for the name Lanette:

Popularity of the name Lanette:

According to the Social Security Administration, Lanette is a popular baby girl’s name. Lanette was in the top 1000 baby names from 1953 to 1972. It peaked at #750 in 1967.

Related names for the name Lanette:

Great middle names for the name Lanette and their meanings:

  • Soleil (sun)
  • Ines (pure, virginal)
  • Pearl (pearl)
  • Sylvie (from the forest)
  • Tallulah (leaping water, lady of abundance)
  • Mila (gracious, dear)
  • Cosima (order, beauty)
  • Rumi (beauty, flow, lapis lazuli)
  • Willa (resolute protection)
  • Mae (pearl, bitter)

Famous people with the name Lanette:

  • LaNette Fisher (American film director)
  • Lanette Ware (American actress)
  • LaNette La France (American actress)
  • Lanette Dumas (American educator)
  • Lanette Curington (American author)

Lanette in popular culture:

  • Lanette (television, “Seinfeld”)
  • Lanette (video games, “Pokemon” series)
  • Lanette (science, type of chemistry compound)
  • Lanette (literature, “Against the Day” by Thomas Pynchon)
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