Anglicized form of Welsh Eluned, first used by Tennyson in the Idylls of the King(1859-85). By folk etymology it is often seen as a diminutive of Lynn.
- A female given name.
- 1872 Alfred Tennyson: Gareth and Lynette:
- 'My name?' she said -
- 'Lynette, my name; noble; my need, a knight,