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Meaning and name origin

Linn \l(i)-nn\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's 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 variant forms: Lin, Linnie, Lyn and Lynn.

Linn is also pronounced similarly to Laine, Lane, Len, Lenn, Leon, Lion, Lon, Lonn, Lonne, Lunn and Lyon. Other suggested similar baby names are Finn, Lanny, Lenny, Liam, Linc, Lind, Link, Lino, Lioni, Lionni, Lonny and Winn.


Linn is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2283 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

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