Linnea

First Name
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in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Linnea

User Submitted Origins

     Swedish
60%
     Norwegian
20%
     Scandinavian
10%
     Yugoslavian
10%

User Submitted Meanings

  • According to a user from United States, the name Linnea is of Swedish origin and means "Linnea flower".
  • According to a user from Montana, U.S., the name Linnea is of Swedish origin and means "Water lily".
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  1. A female given name of Swedish origin, occasionally used since the twentieth century.

Linnea was also found in the following language(s): Finnish, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Linnea

Her ongoing career started in 1978. Linnea was given the name Linnea Barbara Quigley on May 27th, 1958 in Davenport, Iowa, United States.

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Bunny Yeager was a photographer and model. Bunny was given the name Linnea Eleanor Yeager on March 13th, 1929 in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania, U.S. She passed away on May 25th, 2014.

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Linnea was born on July 23rd, 1977.

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Linnea Olsson is an indie folk, world music, pop music, neoclassicism (music), and progressive rock musician. She plays Cello, Guitar, Acoustic bass guitar, Piano, Drum kit, Percussion instrument, and Vocals. Linnea was born in Sweden.

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Linnea was born on March 30th, 1983 in Eskilstuna.

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Linnea Dale is a pop music, electropop, and alternative rock musician. She was most active from 2007 to 2007. Linnea was born on April 22nd, 1991 in Tinn.

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How popular is the baby name Linnea in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1894 5 5 0
1898 7 7 0
1900 8 8 0
1901 10 10 0
1902 9 9 0
1903 13 13 0
1904 14 14 0
1905 12 12 0
1906 10 10 0
1907 11 11 0
1908 12 12 0
1909 17 17 0
1910 15 15 0
1911 16 16 0
1912 35 35 0
1913 42 42 0
1914 28 28 0
1915 39 39 0
1916 47 47 0
1917 43 43 0
1918 53 53 0
1919 42 42 0
1920 24 24 0
1921 25 25 0
1922 9 9 0
1923 24 24 0
1924 25 25 0
1925 16 16 0
1926 19 19 0
1927 23 23 0
1928 16 16 0
1929 17 17 0
1930 13 13 0
1931 20 20 0
1932 19 19 0
1933 25 25 0
1934 17 17 0
1935 27 27 0
1936 20 20 0
1937 21 21 0
1938 33 33 0
1939 37 37 0
1940 46 46 0
1941 44 44 0
1942 63 63 0
1943 86 86 0
1944 70 70 0
1945 101 101 0
1946 106 106 0
1947 99 99 0
1948 102 102 0
1949 105 105 0
1950 108 108 0
1951 113 113 0
1952 104 104 0
1953 106 106 0
1954 104 104 0
1955 103 103 0
1956 96 96 0
1957 93 93 0
1958 80 80 0
1959 82 82 0
1960 75 75 0
1961 74 74 0
1962 81 81 0
1963 69 69 0
1964 78 78 0
1965 71 71 0
1966 64 64 0
1967 52 52 0
1968 56 56 0
1969 62 62 0
1970 61 61 0
1971 78 78 0
1972 47 47 0
1973 60 60 0
1974 50 50 0
1975 80 80 0
1976 73 73 0
1977 74 74 0
1978 87 87 0
1979 90 90 0
1980 83 83 0
1981 115 115 0
1982 111 111 0
1983 90 90 0
1984 80 80 0
1985 86 86 0
1986 99 99 0
1987 83 83 0
1988 98 98 0
1989 92 92 0
1990 115 115 0
1991 123 123 0
1992 126 126 0
1993 118 118 0
1994 121 121 0
1995 112 112 0
1996 123 123 0
1997 117 117 0
1998 127 127 0
1999 117 117 0
2000 124 124 0
2001 106 106 0
2002 126 126 0
2003 143 143 0
2004 130 130 0
2005 137 137 0
2006 160 160 0
2007 143 143 0
2008 149 149 0
2009 140 140 0
2010 147 147 0
2011 130 130 0
2012 147 147 0
2013 160 160 0
2014 157 157 0
2015 177 177 0
2016 157 157 0
2017 153 153 0
* Years where the name was given to 5 or fewer babies will show zero to respect privacy.

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International Interest for Linnea

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Popularity in the US

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Popularity of Linnea as a first name

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Common last names for Linnea

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Fun Facts about the name Linnea

  • How Popular is the name Linnea? Linnea is the 2,704th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Linnea have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,833 babies born with the first name Linnea in the United States. That's more than enough people named Linnea to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Linnea? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1894 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Linnea first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Linnea is Sunday, January 9th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Linnea born? The highest recorded use of the first name Linnea was in 2015 with a total of 177 babies.
  • Random Linnea Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Linnea is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Linnea: Your name in reverse order is Aennil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ainlne. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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