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Linnea meaning and name origin
Linnea \l(in)-nea\ as a girl's name is pronounced le-NEE-ah, le-NAY. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Linnea is "lime or linden tree". Also the name of a small pink mountain flower that was named after the Swedish botanist Carl Linnaeus, inventor of the universally recognized system of classifying plants and animals. Swedish girls are given this name with a small blue flower in mind. Literary: there is a character named Linnea in a popular series of children's books by Christian Bjork.Linnea has 9 variant forms: Lenae, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnaea, Lynae, Lynea, Lynnae and Lynnea.Baby names that sound like Linnea are Lina, Lianna, Liana, Lanna, Lianne, Lenna, Liane, Lynne, Linn, Lonna, Lynna and Linnie.
Popularity of Linnea
Linnea is a very popular first name for women (#1625 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (1990 U.S. Census).
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