Linnea Name Meaning and Origin

Linnea is a Girl name. The name is originated from ‘Swedish’ origin. The baby name Linnea means “Like A Twinflower”.


Linnea Origin:

Origin of the name is: “Swedish”



Linnea is a Girl name.



The pronunciation of the name is: “LEE + ne + ah”


Linnea Name Meaning:

Linnea originates in Swedish language and is taken from the name of the twinflower Lennaea borealis. The flower itself was named after Carl Linnaeus, the 18th century Swedish botanist and scientist. In the United States its usage is very rare. This is most likely the reason why Linnea has been a very popular feminine given name in Scandinavian countries until today.



It is a baby name.





Variations or similar name:

Linea, Lynea, Lynnea, Nea


Famous people with this name:

Linnea Eleanor “Bunny” Yeager, American photographer and pin-up model;

Linnea Barbara Quigley, American actress;

Linnea Handberg Lund aka Papaya, Danish Eurodance singer;

Linnea Berthelsen, Danish actress;

Linnea Sinclair, American SF novelist;

Ellen Petrea “Linnea” Henriksson, Swedish pop singer of “Idol 2010”;

Linnea Mary Hansdotter Deb, Swedish pop singer-songwriter;

Linnea Dale, Norwegian pop singer;

Linnea Paulina Hillberg, Swedish actress;

Linnea Johnson, American poet;

Linnea Mellgren, Swedish figure skater;

Linnea Marie Torstenson, Swedish handballer




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