What does Linnea mean?
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 in reference to a small blue flower. Literary: there is a character named Linnea in a popular series of children's books by Christian Bjork.
(female) Linne, Lunnea, ..
(male) Lince, Linny, ..
How popular is Linnea?
Linnea is a very prominent first name for females (#1625 out of 4276, Top 38%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name history of Linnea for girls. Linnea entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its highest rank of #892 in the U.S. in the 1940s, and is at #1453 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
The only other prominent variation form of Linnea (#1453 via latest list) ranked in the Top 2000 is Linna. These forms of Linnea reached the height of their popularity 1 year ago (usage of 0.01%) and have remained as popular to this day (usage 0.01%, ▼5%).
Linnea is alike in pronunciation to Laina, Lainey▲, Lana▲, Lanae, Lanie, Lannah, Lannie, Lanny, Layney, Leena, Leiana, Leina, Lena▼, Lenya, Leona▼, Leyna, Lianna, Lina, Linah, Lona▼, Lonni, Lonnie, Luana, Luanna and Lyna. Other suggested similar names are Ginna, Ginnee, Hinna, Jinna, Jinnea, Jinnee, Jinnet, Kinna, Laine, Lane, Layne, Leanne▼, Leianne, Lene, Leone▼, Liahne, Liane, Liann, Lianne, Lin, Linda▼, Lindee, Linden, Lindey, Lindka, Lindsea, Linet, Linn, Linnell, Linnet, Linsey, Linzee, Litsea, Litzea (see Liza), Luane, Luanne▼, Lunneta, Lynn▼, Lynnda, Lynne▼, Lynnet, Minna▼, Minne, Minnee, Winne, Zinnia and Zinnya. These names tend to be less frequently used than Linnea.