Lynette

First Name
43k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
129
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Lynette mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Lynette

"Lynette" is a name of French origin, and it means "Pretty One". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Anglicized form of Welsh Eluned, first used by Tennyson in the Idylls of the King(1859-85). By folk etymology it is often seen as a diminutive of Lynn.

  1. A female given name.

Notable Persons Named Lynette

Lynette Fromme is a criminal. Lynette is also known as Squeaky.

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Lynette Scavo is a soap character.

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They died on February 14th, 1988.

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Lynette Woodard is a basketball player for the Cleveland Rockers and Detroit Shock. Lynette was born on August 12th, 1959 in Wichita, Kansas.

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Lynette Mettey is an actress and actor. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1970 to 1996. Lynette was born Lynette Mettey in 1943 in United States.

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Lynette was born on October 18th, 1948. She passed away on December 1st, 1993.

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How popular is the baby name Lynette in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1897 6 6 0
1902 7 7 0
1908 7 7 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 8 8 0
1911 19 19 0
1912 9 9 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 21 21 0
1915 31 31 0
1916 19 19 0
1917 23 23 0
1918 31 31 0
1919 36 36 0
1920 37 37 0
1921 36 36 0
1922 40 40 0
1923 60 60 0
1924 55 55 0
1925 43 43 0
1926 50 50 0
1927 47 47 0
1928 41 41 0
1929 46 46 0
1930 45 45 0
1931 52 52 0
1932 68 68 0
1933 73 73 0
1934 69 69 0
1935 85 85 0
1936 102 102 0
1937 103 103 0
1938 118 118 0
1939 136 136 0
1940 145 145 0
1941 197 197 0
1942 243 243 0
1943 275 275 0
1944 261 261 0
1945 407 407 0
1946 457 457 0
1947 574 574 0
1948 608 608 0
1949 745 745 0
1950 811 811 0
1951 870 870 0
1952 889 889 0
1953 989 989 0
1954 1,068 1,068 0
1955 1,089 1,089 0
1956 1,138 1,138 0
1957 1,034 1,034 0
1958 1,115 1,115 0
1959 1,132 1,126 6
1960 1,212 1,212 0
1961 1,275 1,269 6
1962 1,208 1,208 0
1963 1,257 1,251 6
1964 1,308 1,308 0
1965 1,412 1,412 0
1966 1,336 1,330 6
1967 1,301 1,295 6
1968 1,287 1,287 0
1969 1,176 1,176 0
1970 1,163 1,158 5
1971 1,086 1,079 7
1972 983 983 0
1973 733 733 0
1974 627 621 6
1975 620 620 0
1976 585 580 5
1977 538 538 0
1978 458 458 0
1979 511 511 0
1980 433 433 0
1981 411 411 0
1982 395 395 0
1983 411 411 0
1984 342 342 0
1985 316 316 0
1986 322 322 0
1987 323 323 0
1988 277 277 0
1989 302 302 0
1990 238 238 0
1991 205 205 0
1992 240 240 0
1993 187 187 0
1994 186 186 0
1995 168 168 0
1996 140 140 0
1997 153 153 0
1998 115 115 0
1999 132 132 0
2000 126 126 0
2001 130 130 0
2002 109 109 0
2003 131 131 0
2004 125 125 0
2005 132 132 0
2006 113 113 0
2007 108 108 0
2008 127 127 0
2009 124 124 0
2010 106 106 0
2011 91 91 0
2012 101 101 0
2013 91 91 0
2014 77 77 0
2015 96 96 0
2016 89 89 0
2017 67 67 0

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Popularity of Lynette as a first name

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Popularity of Lynette as a last name

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Common last names for Lynette

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Taylor
  • Brown
  • Thomas
  • Wilson
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Wright
  • Lewis

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lynette U.S.
  White 83.72% 64.26%
  African American 9.30% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.88% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lynette

People with the last name Lynette are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lynette

  • What name lists does Lynette rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Lynette? Lynette is the 1,108th most popular name of all time. As a last name Lynette was the 131,379th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lynette have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 42,902 babies born with the first name Lynette in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lynette to occupy the territory of Sint Maarten (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 37,429 (as of January 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lynette? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1897 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Lynette first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lynette is Sunday, May 18th, 1873.
  • What year had the most people named Lynette born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lynette was in 1965 with a total of 1,412 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lynette!
  • Random Lynette Factoid: According to the 1954 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lynette ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 87 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1954.
  • Weird things about the name Lynette: Your name in reverse order is Ettenyl. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ytletne. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lynette? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 129 people with the last name Lynette.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lynette? Lynette is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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