Origin of the name Linnea
Linnea is a popular first name. It is more often used as a girl (female) name.
People having the name Linnea are in general originating from Denmark.
Name meaning of Linnea
- Lime tree
- Name Number: 1
- Interpretation: Individual, Masculine, Logic, Self, Active, Leadership, Initiative, Assertive
History and Related Information
Swedish: a popular given name first bestowed in honour of the Swedish botanist Carl von Linné (1707–70; Latinized as Linnaeus). He gave his name to the now internationally recognized Linnaean system of taxonomic classification, and to a type of flower known as Linnaea. The female given name was first used in the mid-19th century in the form Linnaea, and is now sometimes spelled Linnea (without the accent).
Short form: Nea.
Popularity of the given name
The name Linnea is ranked on the 4,529ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is commonly used.
We estimate that there are at least 32300 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.002% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Linnea has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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