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Lynne

First Name
62k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
724
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lynne

"Lynne" is a name of English origin, and it means "From the lake". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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  1. A surname​, a rare spelling variant of Lynn.
  2. A female given name, a common spelling variant of Lynn.
  3. A town in Wisconsin.

Notable Persons Named Lynne

Lynne Thigpen was an actor and actress. Her career lasted from 1972 to 2003. Lynne was given the name Cherlynne Theresa Thigpen on December 22nd, 1948 in Joliet, Illinois. Lynne is also known as Lynne Richmond. She breathed her last breath on March 12th, 2003.

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Lynne Spears is a grade school teacher, writer, and daycare operator. Lynne was given the name Lynne Irene Bridges in 1955 in McComb, Mississippi, U.S.

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Lynne Cox is a swimmer. Lynne was born in Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America.

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Lynne Cheney is a Second Lady of the United States and Chair of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Lynne was born on August 14th, 1941 in Casper, Wyoming.

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Lynne Ramsay is a film director, screenwriter, and cinematographer. She was most prominent from 1995 to present. Lynne was born on December 5th, 1969 in Glasgow.

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Lynne Frederick was an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1970 to 1979. Lynne was given the name Lynne Maria Frederick on July 25th, 1954 in Hillingdon, Middlesex, England, UK. She breathed her last breath on April 27th, 1994.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lynne

Jeff Lynne is a rock music, pop music, and country music musician. He plays Guitar, Bass guitar, Keyboard instrument, Cello, Banjo, Ukulele, Percussion instrument, Gibson Les Paul, Fender Telecaster, Gibson Hummingbird, Yamaha CS-80, Polymoog, Ovation Deacon, Fender Stratocaster, Gibson L5S, Gibson Marauder, and Vocals. He has had major accomplishments since 1963. Jeff was given the name Jeffrey Lynne on December 30th, 1947 in Shard End. Jeff is also known as Otis Wilbury and Clayton Wilbury.

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Shelby Lynne is a country music, pop music, rock, and roll musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1988 to present. Shelby was given the name Shelby Lynn Moorer on October 22nd, 1968.

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Beverly was given the name Beverly Lynne Hubscher on October 31st, 1973 in Sellersville, Pennsylvania.

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Gloria Lynne was a musician. She was most active from 1958 to 2007. Gloria was given the name Gloria Wilson on November 23rd, 1929 in Harlem, New York City, U.S. Gloria is also known as Gloria Alleyne and Gloria Alleyne (married name). She left this life on October 15th, 2013.

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Michael was born on April 23rd, 1941.

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Liz Lynne is a for West Midlands, for Rochdale, Member of the European Parliament, forWest Midlands, Member of Parliament, and forRochdale. Liz was born on January 22nd, 1948 in Woking.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1907 8 8 0
1908 9 9 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 6 6 0
1911 6 6 0
1912 14 9 5
1913 11 11 0
1914 24 19 5
1915 20 20 0
1916 27 21 6
1917 25 25 0
1918 28 28 0
1919 35 27 8
1920 32 32 0
1921 24 19 5
1922 26 20 6
1923 42 34 8
1924 28 28 0
1925 41 36 5
1926 43 34 9
1927 36 36 0
1928 30 24 6
1929 24 24 0
1930 35 35 0
1931 60 55 5
1932 77 67 10
1933 90 90 0
1934 159 159 0
1935 171 171 0
1936 292 286 6
1937 416 403 13
1938 606 597 9
1939 697 689 8
1940 756 742 14
1941 965 944 21
1942 1,250 1,235 15
1943 1,330 1,312 18
1944 1,247 1,227 20
1945 1,542 1,524 18
1946 1,779 1,763 16
1947 1,985 1,971 14
1948 1,692 1,682 10
1949 1,852 1,836 16
1950 1,949 1,940 9
1951 2,239 2,221 18
1952 2,271 2,264 7
1953 2,047 2,040 7
1954 2,275 2,266 9
1955 2,355 2,348 7
1956 2,380 2,371 9
1957 2,384 2,373 11
1958 2,145 2,136 9
1959 2,244 2,233 11
1960 2,471 2,459 12
1961 2,402 2,397 5
1962 2,469 2,461 8
1963 2,208 2,202 6
1964 1,906 1,894 12
1965 1,512 1,501 11
1966 1,181 1,171 10
1967 1,072 1,067 5
1968 953 946 7
1969 820 812 8
1970 662 662 0
1971 549 549 0
1972 424 424 0
1973 351 351 0
1974 279 279 0
1975 219 219 0
1976 205 205 0
1977 226 226 0
1978 221 221 0
1979 205 205 0
1980 213 213 0
1981 175 175 0
1982 168 168 0
1983 167 167 0
1984 132 132 0
1985 118 118 0
1986 114 114 0
1987 112 112 0
1988 103 103 0
1989 87 87 0
1990 79 79 0
1991 76 76 0
1992 55 55 0
1993 41 41 0
1994 41 41 0
1995 44 44 0
1996 34 34 0
1997 25 25 0
1998 27 27 0
1999 40 40 0
2000 28 28 0
2001 35 35 0
2002 26 26 0
2003 26 26 0
2004 17 17 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 18 18 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 25 25 0
2009 19 19 0
2010 14 14 0
2011 9 9 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 12 12 0
2014 8 8 0
2015 9 9 0
2016 15 15 0

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Popularity of Lynne as a first name

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Popularity of Lynne as a last name

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Common last names for Lynne

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Common first names for Lynne

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lynne U.S.
  White 91.85% 64.26%
  African American 2.07% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.93% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lynne

People with the last name Lynne are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lynne

  • How Popular is the name Lynne? Lynne is the 863rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lynne was the 31,873rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lynne have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 62,327 babies born with the first name Lynne in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lynne to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lynne? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1907 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Lynne first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lynne is Friday, November 29th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Lynne born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lynne was in 1962 with a total of 2,461 babies. That's a lot of babies named Lynne!
  • Random Lynne Factoid: According to the 1944 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lynne ranks 86th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 19 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1944.
  • Weird things about the name Lynne: Your name in reverse order is Ennyl. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nynel. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lynne? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 724 people with the last name Lynne.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lynne? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lynne as their last name since less than 1 person in 400k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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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