Gender Feminine
Usage Swedish
Pronounced Pron. lin-NEH-a
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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.

Related Names

VariantLinnea
DiminutivesLinn, Nea
Other Languages & CulturesLinnaea(English) Linnea, Nea, Neea(Finnish) Linnea(Norwegian)
Same SpellingLinnea

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Linnaea (Linnaea borealis)Linnaea (Linnaea borealis)

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Entry updated April 16, 2019