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Linus

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 10 0 10
1884 10 0 10
1885 5 0 5
1888 6 0 6
1893 7 0 7
1894 7 0 7
1895 5 0 5
1896 7 0 7
1900 6 0 6
1905 7 0 7
1906 5 0 5
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1911 9 0 9
1912 20 0 20
1913 31 0 31
1914 30 0 30
1915 47 0 47
1916 49 0 49
1917 51 0 51
1918 49 0 49
1919 46 0 46
1920 55 0 55
1921 62 0 62
1922 45 0 45
1923 46 0 46
1924 48 0 48
1925 54 0 54
1926 61 0 61
1927 46 0 46
1928 46 0 46
1929 41 0 41
1930 34 0 34
1931 30 0 30
1932 39 0 39
1933 28 0 28
1934 31 0 31
1935 36 0 36
1936 33 0 33
1937 25 0 25
1938 40 0 40
1939 28 0 28
1940 45 0 45
1941 34 0 34
1942 43 0 43
1943 35 0 35
1944 33 0 33
1945 32 0 32
1946 24 0 24
1947 29 0 29
1948 32 0 32
1949 33 0 33
1950 29 0 29
1951 19 0 19
1952 31 0 31
1953 30 0 30
1954 30 0 30
1955 31 0 31
1956 32 0 32
1957 25 0 25
1958 35 0 35
1959 20 0 20
1960 34 0 34
1961 24 0 24
1962 31 0 31
1963 26 0 26
1964 19 0 19
1965 21 0 21
1966 24 0 24
1967 16 0 16
1968 20 0 20
1969 19 0 19
1970 15 0 15
1971 21 0 21
1972 14 0 14
1973 10 0 10
1974 17 0 17
1975 14 0 14
1976 10 0 10
1977 11 0 11
1978 14 0 14
1979 13 0 13
1980 17 0 17
1981 14 0 14
1982 7 0 7
1983 8 0 8
1984 10 0 10
1985 8 0 8
1986 9 0 9
1987 14 0 14
1988 10 0 10
1989 9 0 9
1990 14 0 14
1991 6 0 6
1992 16 0 16
1993 11 0 11
1994 18 0 18
1995 18 0 18
1996 23 0 23
1997 32 0 32
1998 27 0 27
1999 49 0 49
2000 48 0 48
2001 44 0 44
2002 41 0 41
2003 50 0 50
2004 63 0 63
2005 66 0 66
2006 66 0 66
2007 91 0 91
2008 113 0 113
2009 111 0 111
2010 117 0 117
2011 126 0 126
2012 140 0 140
2013 130 0 130
2014 163 0 163
2015 161 0 161

Want to know about the popularity of the Linus baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,094 babies born with the name Linus in the United States. That's more than enough Lini to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given to 10 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Linus" was in 2014 with a total of 163 babies.

According to the 1923 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Linus" is not a popular baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1923. Across the entire United States a total of only 46 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Linus popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Linus" mean? The list below shows the origins of Linus as well as things modernly associated with the name Linus such as celebrities named Linus.

Origin and Meaning of Linus

The name "Linus" is of Greek origin, and it means "Flax colored". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Linus Roache

Linus Roache is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1973 to 32767. Linus was born in 1964 as Linus William Roache in Manchester, Lancashire, England.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Linus

Linus And Lucy
Linus Bikes
Linus Media Group
Linus Pauling
Linus Pauling Institute
Linus Sebastian
Linus Tech Tips
Linus Torvalds
Linus Project

Alternative Meanings

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for nice, need I say more?

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

S is for special, you are, you know!

Your name in reverse order is "Sunil". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ilsun". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Linus born Jan 18, 2015

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

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