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Lynnette is a lovely baby name for girls. Notable for its double consonants, this name has a lyrical sound that appears often in popular media. Lynnette is the name of a character in the Chyby series, and Lynnette was also a character in the Zombie Knight series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Lynnette:

Welsh: Little lake, image, likeness, idol
French, Germanic, Latin: Songbird, flaxen, pretty one

Origin of the name Lynnette:

Lynnette is an alternative spelling of Lynette. This name has several possible origins. First, it is a diminutive of the Welsh name Lynn (meaning “lake”). In addition, Lynette can also derive from the Welsh names Lynet or Lunete. These names were medieval variations of Eluned. The Welsh name Eluned ultimately derives from the term eilun (meaning “image,” “likeness,” or “idol”).

Less commonly, Lynnette is also a variation of Linnet. This name refers to the common songbird and derives from the Old French term linette (“little songbird”). The songbird's name is a derivative of the Germanic root lind– (meaning “soft,” “flexible,” or “tender”) and referred to the bird's diet of flaxen seeds. Over time, the name also became associated with the Latin root lind– (meaning “pretty” or “beautiful”).

Symbolism of the name Lynnette:

Lynnette is a diminutive of Lynn (meaning “lake”) or a variation Welsh names Lynet or Lunete (meaning “image,” “likeness,” or “idol”). In Irish mythology, the most famous bearer of the name was the legendary Saint Lunete. The symbol of this saint was the water nymph.

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Gender of the name Lynnette:

Lynnette is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Lynnette:


Number of syllables in the name Lynnette:


Emotion evoked from the name Lynnette:

The name Lynnette evokes feelings of love and light.

Alternative spellings for the name Lynnette:

  • Lynette
  • Linette 
  • Linet
  • Linnet
  • Linnette

Nicknames for the name Lynnette:

Popularity of the name Lynnette:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Lynnette was the 6,368th most popular name for girls in 2021.

Related names for the name Lynnette:

  • Lizette
  • Lisette 
  • Lysette
  • Lorette
  • Laurette
  • Lunette

Great middle names for Lynnette and their meanings:

  • Aspyn (poplar tree)
  • Brittany (person from Briton)
  • Carly (free man, strong, virile, petite)
  • Dixie (tenth, spoken, south)
  • Kimberly (royal fortress meadow)
  • Juno (youthful, downy, queen of heaven)
  • Melissa (honeybee)
  • Montana (mountain)
  • Nery (light, candle, lamp, chief)
  • Sadie (princess)
  • Yesenia (palm tree)

Famous people with the name Lynnette:

Lynnette in popular culture:

  • Lynnette (character in the Chyby series)
  • Lynnette (character in the Zombie Knight series)
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