[ 2 syll. lin-net, li-nn-et ] The baby girl name Linnet is pronounced LIH-NehT †. Linnet has its origins in the Old French and Welsh languages. It is used largely in the English language. Old French origin: The name is derived from linotte in reference to the songbird; this word is itself derived from lin referring to the usual diet of the bird. The name is often chosen for its symbolism of a beautiful lady.
In addition, Linnet is a variant spelling of Lynette (English).
Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Linnet.
Linnet is not regularly used as a baby girl name. It is not listed in the top 1000.
Baby names that sound like Linnet include Linet, Linett, Linette, Linnette, Lynett, Lynette, Lynnette, Landea, Landee, Landey, Landi, Landie, Landy, Lanty, Leland, Lenet, Lenette, Linday, Lindea, and Lindee.
† Pronunciation for Linnet: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)"