Linus

♂ Name Linus – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Linus

Linus is a ♂ male name.

Origin of Linus

Linus is a name from Greek mythology. He was the son of Apollo and Urania among others. He was a reputed musician and the music teacher of Hercules. Besides, Linus was a brother of Orpheus.

Meaning of Linus

Linus means “lamentation” or “personification of lamentation” (from ancient Greek “aílinon/αἴλινον” or “aílinos/αἴλινος” = lamentation) and “flax” (from ancient Greek “línon/λῐ́νον”).

Pronunciation of Linus

Alternate spelling of Linus

Lynus

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Name Statistic: Linus is ranked #305 overall ↓ -2

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 187 ↓ -27
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 2167 ↓ -43
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 1260 ↓ -26
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 2015 ↓ -12
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 232 ↑ 23
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 126 ↔ 0
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 446 ↑↑ 119
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 1021 ↓ -5
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 1326 ↑ 26
  • 🇫🇷 France: 2080 ↑↑ 230
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 1610 ↓ -32
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 1835 ↓ -3
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 386 ↑↑ 6933
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 2581 ↓ -75
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 200 ↓ -25
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2668 ↑ 70
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 2417 ↓↓ -1700
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 973 ↑ 27
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 1409 ↓ -40

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Name Linus

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