What does the baby name Lynne mean? Learn about what Lynne means, its history & origin, popularity in our random name database, pronunciation, similar names, nicknames & spelling variations.

Lynne - Name Meaning, Origin & Popularity

Spelling of Lynne
L-Y-N-N-E, is a 5-letter female given name.
Pronunciation of Lynne
Meaning of Lynne
Waterfall, abbreviation of lynnette, from the lake, from the name linda, pool below waterfall.
Origin of Lynne
The name 'Lynne' has English origins. It is derived from the Old English word 'hlynn', which means 'lake' or 'waterfall'. The name 'Lynne' is a variant of the name 'Lynn', which also has the same meaning.
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Popularity of Lynne
The name 'Lynne' was most popular in the mid-20th century. It experienced a peak in popularity in the 1940s and 1950s in the United States. However, its popularity has declined in recent years and is no longer as commonly used.
Lynne currently has 129 likes, and is in the top 6% of liked girl's names. The name Kelsie is slightly more popular than Lynne.

Etymology of Lynne

The etymology of the name 'Lynne' can be traced back to the Old English word 'hlynn', which means 'lake' or 'waterfall'. This origin reflects a connection to nature and the elements.

Cultural Significance of Lynne

The name 'Lynne' does not hold significant cultural or historical significance. It is a name that has been used by individuals of various backgrounds and does not have any specific cultural associations.