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The baby name Linette is simply an alternative spelling of the more common Lynette. It spent a brief period of time on the list of the top 1,000 baby names for girls in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s, but we haven't seen any sign of it since. That doesn't mean it can't make a comeback. Not only does it come with a handful of cute nicknames, but it pairs well with current middle names like Arya and Amelia.

Meaning of the name Linette:

French: Idol
Welsh: Idol

Origin of the name Linette:

Linette is an alternative spelling of Lynette. It has both French and Welsh origins, and it is believed to mean “idol.”

Symbolism of the name Linette:

Many new parents may idolize their newborn daughters, so they may name her Linette as a symbol of that. Some people often associate the name with the common linnet, a small songbird.

Style of the name Linette:


Gender of the name Linette:

Linette is a girl's name

Pronunciation of the name Linette:


Number of syllables in the name Linette:


Emotion evoked from the name Linette:

The baby name Linette evokes images of someone who is practical and resourceful. Linette is usually a good employee at work.

Alternative spellings for the name Linette:

  • Lynette
  • Lanette 
  • Linet
  • Linnet
  • Linnette

Nicknames for the name Linette:

  • Lin
  • Nettie
  • Netta
  • Lindy
  • Linny

Popularity of the name Linette:

According to the Social Security Administration, Linette was a top 1,000 baby name between 1964 and 1971. It last ranked at number 873 in 1971.

Related names for the name Linette:

Great middle names for Linette and their meanings:

Famous people with the name Linette:

Linettes in popular culture:

  • Linette Herondale (character in the book series “The Infernal Devices”)
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