Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Form of Lunete used in Thomas Malory's 15th-century tale Le Morte d'Arthur, where it is borne by a woman who enlists the help of Sir Gareth to rescue her sister Lyonesse. She eventually marries his brother Gaheris.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesLynette, Linette, Linnet, Linnette, Lynnette(English) Eluned, Luned, Eiluned(Welsh)


Entry updated December 7, 2022