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.
DIMINUTIVES: Linn, Nea
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Linnaea (English), Nea (Finnish)
USER SUBMISSION: Linnea

Categories

currently out of the US top 1000, flowers, nature, pink, plants
Entry updated September 1, 2013