Linette

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

In modern use a spelling variant of Lynette, though it is also identical with a rare French name, diminutive of Line, from Caroline, Pauline and other female names ending in -line.

Proper noun[edit]

Linette

  1. A female given name.
    • 1850 Linne, the Woodland Flower, from Gazette of the Union, The Golden Rule, Vol. 12, J. D. Stewart & W. B. Smith, page 270:
      When Damian addressed the wild flower, perhaps you are not aware that Linné is the name of a beautiful weed, originally selected by a great botanist to bear his appellation, and that it is also the endearing abbreviation for Linette. - - - The roses still continued to bloom on the grave, whose headstone recorded the name of "Linette".

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

20th century loan from English and French Linette, associated with the popular Danish given name Line.

Proper noun[edit]

Linette

  1. A female given name.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Similar to Danish Linette.

Proper noun[edit]

Linette

  1. (rare) A female given name