Linnæa

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Female Female Name

Usage

Sweden Swedish

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Origin and Meaning

Linnaea borealis.jpg
Linnæa borealis
Image by Henripekka Kallio,[1]
licensed under Creative Commons

Linnæa borealis is the Latin name of the twinflower (flower). It was named after the Swedish botanist Carl Ingemarsson (born 23 May 1707), who named himself Carolus Linnæus on his journeys, Linnæus being a Latinisation of the Swedish word lind = 'linden tree' (see LIND). When he was ennobled, his last name was changed again: Carl von Linné. [2]

In Sweden, every province has got its own 'province-flower' (landskapsblomma), and linnæa borealis is the flower of Småland, which was Linnæus' home landscape.

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Linnæa
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Finish Swedish

See also Lenea, Linn, Linna, Nea, Nina, Valma, Vanamo

For male forms see Linné

Combinations

Name
Element    
Example
TRIX see Linnéatrix

Grammar

Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Linnæa
Genitive: Linnæas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

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]
2 5 0 0
Denmark Denmark[6]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
0 n.a. 0 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 1 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.

 

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

No recent statistics trend found in databases for Linnæa.


References

  1. Wikimedia Commons: Image by Henripekka Kallio, source & license
  2. Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  3. Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. Eva Brylla: Förnamn i Sverige (2004)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi