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Gender: Female Pronunciation: LIN-et Meaning of Linnet: "flaxen haired" Origin of Linnet: French

Linnet Origin and Meaning

The name Linnet is a girl's name of French origin meaning "flaxen haired".

Although the accent in Linnet is on the first syllable, it could be confused with the dated Lynette.

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Pop Culture References for the name Linnet

Linni, Linette, Linnette, Linetta, Lin, Lynnetta, Linny, Lynnette, Lynetta, Lynette, Linnie

Linnet's International Variations

Eluned (Welsh)

Comments

morning_glory Says:

2016-11-07T11:56:25

Lynette would be pronounced lin-ET. Linnet, on the other hand, as the name of the bird, would be pronounced LIN-et, with a blurred 'e' sound on the 'et', almost like 'uht'.

Shaybaby1 Says:

2016-07-04T23:43:39

I prefer this as a fresher spelling of Lynette, yet pronounced the same way. The name may be dated, but it does sound very girly, and it'd only take a wave of little Linnets (Lynette, Lynnette, Linette, etc etc) to make it cute again.

Zelliew Says:

2015-07-06T06:58:59

I'd just spell it as Lynette

TheHumanCanvas Says:

2015-07-04T16:43:18

It's probably Lyn-ay in French. But in English it's LIN-et.

lynn_wentworth Says:

2015-02-02T15:46:15

I guess I'm still confused on pronunciation, is it Lyn-ay or Lyn-ette? Either way, a fresh look on my name, Lynn!