Lynette Name Meaning & Origin

Lynette

Pronunciation: lin-EHT (key)

Related Names:

Linette, Linnete

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Nicknames for Lynette

Lynnie ,Lyn, Nettie

Meanings and history of the name Lynette

Lynette is believed to be a French variant of the Welsh name Eluned, meaning "idol". It may also be a variant of Lynn.

Famous real-life people named Lynette

Lynette "Lindy" Boggs, American politician
Lynette Chico, Puerto Rican fashion model and actress
Lynette Curran, Australian actress
Lynette "Squeaky" Fromme, American former prisoner who attempted to assassinate President Gerald Ford
Lynette Lancini, Australian composer
Lynette Mettey, American actress
Lynette Roberts, Welsh poet
Lynette Sadleir, Canadian synchronized swimmer
Lynette Washington, American jazz vocalist
Lynette Woodard, American basketball player

Lynette in song, story & screen

Lynette, character in Arthurian legend who seeks Sir Gareth's help in finding her sister Lyonesse
Lynette Lindquist Scavo, a fictional character on the television series Desperate Housewives, played by Felicity Huffman

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