Name Linus Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Linus

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Linus is a ♂ boy’s name.

Origin of the name 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.

What is the meaning of the name 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

Variants of the name Linus

Lynus

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Popularity of the name Linus

The name Linus is ranked #293 overall.

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