Linn

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish
Norway Norwegian
Denmark Danish
Finland Finnish

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Origin and Meaning

1) Variant form of Lina [1]

2) Short form of any name beginning with Lin- or ending with -lin [1] [2] [3]

3) Variant form of Lynn [2] [3]

Related Names

Lin
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish
Linn
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Norwegian Swedish

See also Lynn, Linna

Combinations

For combinations see LIN (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Linn
Genitive: Linns
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Linn
Genitive: Linnin
Partitive: Linniä
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Linn
Genitive: Linns
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Linn
Genitive: Linns

Name Days

Norway Norway

13 May

Finland (Swedish Language)Finland (Swedish Language) Finland (Swedish Language)

15 April

Sweden Sweden

13 May

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

  • Norway:
    • 1851 (Aremark) [4]
    • 1866 (Nedre Eiker, Buskerud) [3]
    • ca 1940 (Oslo, Akershus) [1]

Strongest Period of Usage

Namesakes

  • Karin Beate "Linn" Ullmann (born 9 August 1966), Norwegian author and journalist
  • Linn Skåber (born 31 March 1970), Norwegian actress, singer and comedian
  • Malin "Linn" Berggren (born 31 October 1970), Swedish singer, member of the Swedish band "Ace of Base"

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
11622 15050 2 7
Norway Norway[6]
8403 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[7]
268 n.a. 1 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 657 0 0
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Linn(f) Sources: [5][7][6][8]

Top List Ranking

Name top list ranking for Linn(f) Sources: [9]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Linn(f)

Sources: [5] [7] [6] [8]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Gulbrand Alhaug: 10 001 navn - Norsk fornavnleksikon (2011)
  4. Digitalarkivet at arkivverket.no, http://www.arkivverket.no
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  9. details see Name Statistic tables