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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Lynne
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Lynne in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Lynne:
Records indicate that 59,898 girls in the United States have been named Lynne since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1962, when 2,464 people in the U.S. were given the name Lynne. Those people are now 54 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Lynne
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1 Positive Comment
"Misspelled 99% of the time - people will leave off the "e" at the end. I'm told that Lynne is the French feminine form of the name - Lynn is a
boy name..." May. 13, 2008:
2 Negative Comments
"my name is Lynne and i hate it personally i think that noone takes the time to spell it right and that really rubs me up the wrong way even when i spell it out for them!" Oct. 21, 2009:
"I like the way it looks written down but I hate the sound of it. It's short & nothingy! People always spell it wrong, and always end up calling me Linda, which is not my name at all." Aug. 11, 2005:
4 Neutral Comments
"I have had friends who have misspelled my name, "Lynne," for decades, even though they see my name on letters, e-mails, etc. I have learned to live with the misspellings, just correcting them if the occasion arises. I do prefer the 'e' on the end, because when I was young, many boys also had this name." May. 7, 2008:
"I have finally learned to love my name "Lynne".Even though most people get it wrong and call "Glyn "or for some reason usume it is short for Lynnette.I am still to meet the person who spells it correctly first time , But most people think it's a nice name and the extra "e" makes it that much interesting.Yes I finally love my little name even though I still can't find a keyring with my name printed on it." Nov. 16, 2006:
"I've learned to love the extra "e" on my name, but it does get spelled wrong all the time. To date, I have found one item with my name printed on it and had one person (other than my parents of course) who said "that is such a pretty name"" Jul. 9, 2005:
"I like the way my name is spelled but I never could find a cup or name plate with my name on it. No one ever said "oh, that is such a pretty name"" May. 25, 2005:
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