What does Linn mean?
Linn [linn] as a name for girls (also used as boys' name Linn) has its root in Spanish, and the meaning of Linn is "pretty; ruddy-complected". Linn is a variant form of Linda (Spanish): originally derived from "linde". Linn is also a variant of Lynn (English, Irish, Gaelic).
Associated with: pretty (beautiful).
(female) Lann, Line, ..
(male) Line, Liny, .. Middle name pairings:
Linn Marcella (L.M.), ..
How popular is Linn?
Linn is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3554 out of 4276, Top 83%) and an even more popular last name for both adults and children (#2714 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Linn entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1912 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Linn appearing in the Top 2000 are Linda (#670 a year ago), Lindy, Lyn, Lynda, Lynn, Lynnda and Lynne. Other variants, like Lindey, are seldom used. These relations of Linn were popular with parents 75 years ago (average #785) and are now much less conventional, with forms such as Lynne becoming less in vogue.
Linn is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Lean, Leann▼, Leanne▼, Leeann▼, Leianne, Lene, Leoine, Leone▼, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Louann, Luane, Luann▼ and Luanne▼. Other recommended names are Laina, Lana▲, Lani, Lanna, Lanny, Leina, Lena▼, Leni, Lenna▼, Liana▲, Lianna, Lina, Linah, Lind, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnea, Linnie▼, Lona▼, Loni, Lonna, Lonni, Luna▲ and Lyna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Linn.See names in meaning and etymology.