Given Name LINNÉA

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: Swedish
PRONOUNCED: lin-NE-ah   [details]

Meaning & History

From the name of a flower, also known as the twinflower. The Swedish botanist Carolus Linnaeus named it after himself, it being his favourite flower.

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, flowers, nature, pink, plants
DIMINUTIVES: Linn, Nea
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Linnaea (English), Nea (Finnish)
USER SUBMISSION: Linnea