Lynne

Pronunciation: le-e-nne-h
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

Lynne is a feminine name of Celtic origin, meaning "lake" or "pool". It is derived from the Old Welsh word "llyn," which translates to "lake". The name has been popular throughout the 20th century but has experienced a decline in recent years, with "-lynn" becoming more popular as a suffix for a range of feminine names, such as Aislynn, Madelynn, and Emmalynn. Additionally, Lynne is considered an alternative spelling of the Spanish name Linda, which means "pretty". The name Lynne has an Irish and Spanish origin. It is pronounced as "lin". In Arthurian legend, Lynne is an abbreviation of Lynnette, who accompanied Sir Gareth on a knightly quest. The name has also been associated with the English meanings of "abbreviation of Lynnette who accompanied Sir Gareth on a knightly quest" and "Irish church". In French, the name Lynne means "idol", while in German, it is associated with the meanings "snake," "lime tree," and "linden tree". In Spanish, the name means "pretty".

Lynne Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Lynne is currently #696 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Lynne is currently #381 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Lynne is currently #687 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Lynne is currently #379 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Lynne

  • Lynne Cheney: Lynne Cheney is an American author, scholar, and former Second Lady of the United States, married to former Vice President Dick Cheney.
  • Lynne Ramsay: Lynne Ramsay is a Scottish film director, writer, producer, and cinematographer known for her films "We Need to Talk About Kevin," "You Were Never Really Here," and "Ratcatcher."
  • Lynne Spears: Lynne Spears is an American author and the mother of pop singer Britney Spears and actress Jamie Lynn Spears.