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Linn /linn/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Linn) is of Old English origin. Possibly refers to flax, as in Linus, or to linden trees, as in Lindsay. Rare and easily confused with the girl's name Lynn.


Linn has 4 variants: Lin, Linnie, Lyn and Lynn.

Linn has 8 more different relations via Lindsay, Linus: Lind, Lindsy, Lindy, Lino, Linos, Linsay, Linsey and Linzy.

Kreatif forms: Linnla, Linnlu, Lulinn. [more]

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Linn is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#2714 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the boy name Linn and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Linn (not in Top 1000) appearing in the Top 1000 are Lynn, Lyn, Linus and Lindsay. Other forms, like Lind, are uncommon. Usage of these relations of Linn reached its highest 64 years ago (average #756) and is now less, with forms like Lindsay falling out of fashion. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lindsay, Linus, Lyn, Lynn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Linus outside U.S.

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Linn is alike in pronunciation to Laine, Lane, Layne, Len, Lenn, Leon, Leone, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn and Lyon. Other recommended similar baby names are Benn, Conn, Dann, Donn, Dunn, Eann, Fenn, Finn, Fionn, Flinn, Fynn, Glinn, Guinn, Gunn, Gwinn, Jonn, Kenn, Land, Lang, Lanny, Lenny, Liam, Lidon, Lief, Lige, Linc, Linden, Lindo, Lindon, Link, Linly, Linton, Lioni, Lionni, Liron, Long, Lonny, Lorn, Mann, Penn, Quinn, Ronn, Vann, Vonn, Winn, Wynn, Yann and Zann. These names tend to be more frequently used than Linn.