What does Linus mean?
From Linos. Biblical: a Christian companion to Paul in Rome. Greek mythology: Linus is the musician son of Apollo. In modern times, Linus has been made familiar by the child character in Charles Schulz's cartoon "Peanuts". Nobel Prize winner Linus Pauling; actor Linus Roache.
Related boy name: Linn.Kreatif forms:
(male) Lawnus, Lounus, ..
(female) Line, Liney, ..
How popular is Linus?
Linus is an unusual first name for men. Linus is an uncommon last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Linus for boys. Linus reached its highest rank of #955 in the U.S. during the years 1910-1919, and is at #1149 presently. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Linus is alike in pronunciation to Leonis. Other suggested similar names are Firus, Janus, Lexus, Lin, Linc, Lind, Lindo, Lindsy, Lindy, Link, Linly, Linzy, Lugus, Manus, Pincus, Pinkus, Pius, Rinus, Titus▲ and Vitus. These names tend to be more frequently used than Linus.