French elaboration of Lynn or Welsh

Lynette Origin and Meaning

The name Lynette is a girl's name of French, Welsh origin meaning "idol".
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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Lynette Rank in US Top 1000

Lynette Popularity

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Famous People Named Lynette

  • Lynette Alice "Squeaky" Frommeattempted assassin of U.S. President Gerald Ford
  • Lynette WoodardAmerican pro basketball player
  • Lynette CurranAustralian actress
  • Lynette LongAmerican psychologist and author
  • Lynette BoggsAmerican politician and Miss Oregon 1989
  • Evelyn Beatrice "Lynette" RobertsArgentine,British poet
  • Lynette Yiadom BoakyeGhanaian,British painter
  • Lynette MetteyAmerican actress
  • Lynette LithgowTrinidadian,British TV journalist

Lynette in Pop Culture

  • Lynette Scavoa main character on TV's "Desperate Housewives"
  • Lynette Montgomerycharacter in Lifetime's "The Client List"
  • Lynettenoblewoman in Arthurian legend who seeks help for her sister Lyonesse
  • Lynetteshop girl in video game "Soul Calibur III"
  • Lynettea character in the novel 'Redeemed' in the House Of Night' series (PC Cast)
  • Lynette Duncancharacter from Call the Midwife
  • LynetteThe Fresh Dolls character

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