Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. li-NEHT(English)
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Meaning & History

Form of Lynet used by Alfred Tennyson in his 1872 poem Gareth and Lynette [1]. According to Tennyson, Gareth and Lynette wwere eventually married. In modern times it is also regarded as a diminutive of Lynn.

Related Names

VariantsLinette, Lynnette, Linnet, Linnette(English) Linet, Luned, Lunete, Lynet(Arthurian Romance)
Other Languages & CulturesLinda, Linza(Ancient Germanic) Linda(Czech) Linda(Danish) Linda, Linde(Dutch) Linda(Estonian) Linda(Finnish) Linda(French) Linda(German) Linda(Hungarian) Linda(Icelandic) Linda(Italian) Linda(Latvian) Linda, Linn(Norwegian) Linda(Slovak) Linda, Linn(Swedish) Eluned, Luned, Eiluned(Welsh)

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Entry updated January 21, 2022