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Gender: F Meaning of Lynette: "idol" Origin of Lynette: French elaboration of Lynn or Welsh

Linda begat Lynn which gave way to Lynette, which peaked in the late 1960s. Lynette has been off the Top 1000 for a couple decades now, and the Lynn variations finding the most favor are those that put the "lyn" part at the end: Evelyn, Madelyn, Brooklyn.

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Famous People Named Lynette

Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, attempted assassin of U.S. President Gerald Ford
Lynette Woodard, American pro basketball player
Lynette Curran, Australian actress
Evelyn "Lynette" Beatrice Roberts, Argentine-British poet
Lynette Yiadom Boakye, Ghanaian-British painter

Pop Culture References for the name Lynette

Lynette Scavo, a main character on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
Lynette Montgomery, character in Lifetime's "The Client List"
Lynette, noblewoman in Arthurian legend who seeks help for her sister Lyonesse
Lynette, shop girl in video game "Soul Calibur III"
Lynette, a character in the novel 'Redeemed' in the House Of Night' series (PC Cast)
Lynette Duncan, character from Call the midwife

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