Meaning and name origin
Linnie \l(in)-nie\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Linnie), is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Linnie is "sweet". Linnie is a variant of Melinda (Latin): modern name coined in the 18th century from the word "melitus".
Linnie is a very popular first name for females (#1450 out of 4276, Top 34%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Linnie for girls (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Linnie and its source form. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Melinda and Linnie. (2014 statistics).
Linnie is also pronounced similarly to Lanie, Lannie, Leonie, Linna, Linnae, Linnaea, Linnea, Lonie, Lonni, Lonnie, Luannie and Lynnae. Other suggested similar baby names are Binnie, Cinnie, Dinnie, Ginnie, Jinnie, Liane, Lianne, Lindie, Linn, Linsie, Lynne, Minnie, Sinnie, Vinnie and Winnie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Linnie.