More info about the name "Lynette"
Lynette is most likely a diminutive of Lynn. Lynn originates in Welsh language and means "from the lake". It was derived from an old English surname and as a surname it functions until today. It can be used as both feminine and masculine given names, currently it is much more popular for girls in the United States. It is also the name of several places in the U.S. and other English-speaking countries.