Lanette Name Meaning & Origin
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Lanetty, Netty, Lana, Laney
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The girl's name Lynette...l(y)-nette, Lyn (et)-te.. Is pronounced le-NET. It is of Welsh origin, and its meaning is "nymph; idol". French variant of an ancient Welsh given name, Eluned. Lynette has 10 variant forms: Lanette, Linett, Linette, Linnet, Lynelle, Lynessa, Lynett, Lynetta, Lynnet and Lynnette.
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Its first use was by 19th-century British poet Tennyson, for a character in "The Idylls of the King". The name looks similar to Lynn. In the Arthurian tales, Lynette accompanied Sir Gareth on a knightly quest. Lynette has 10 variant forms: Lanette, Linett, Linette, Linnet, Lynelle, Lynessa, Lynett, Lynetta, Lynnet and Lynnette.