The name Lynette is a girl's name of French, Welsh origin meaning "idol". Lynette and is often added to lists like Soap Opera Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Themed Families..".
From the experts:
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.