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Lynnette

Lynnette is a variant spelling of Lynette, the English form of Welsh Luned, a variant of Eluned meaning “image, idol” from Welsh eilun. It can also be a diminutive spelling of Lynn, originally a surname derived from Welsh meaning “lake” from Gaelic linne (pond, pool, waterfall). In Arthurian legend, Lynette (also spelled Linnet) is a noble lady who travels to the court of King Arthur to seek help for her sister LyonesseLuned also features in the Mabinogion, a collection of Welsh tales, as a handmaiden to the Lady of the Fountain, Laudine, who convinces her to accept the marriage proposal of Owain, a knight of the Round Table.

Nicknames: Lynn

Origin: Welsh, Gaelic

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Variants:

  • Lynette (English)
  • Linette (English)
  • Linnet (English)
  • Linnette (English)
  • Lynett (English)
  • Luned (Welsh)
  • Eluned (Welsh)

 

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