Linnet Name Meaning & Origin
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- Nicknames for Linnet
Linn, Net, Lint
- Meanings and history of the name Linnet
From Old French linette, from the word lin, meaning "flax", the name of a small finch which eats flaxseed.
It can also be used as a variant of Lynette.
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Linnet Ridgeway, wealthy murder victim in Agatha Christie's mystery novel, "Death on the Nile".
Linnet Oldknow, the name of two characters in the children's book series Green Knowe.