Linus Meaning and Origin

Flax (Latin)
The name Linus is a boy’s name meaning “flax” and is of Latin origin. Latin form of the Greek name Linos. In Greek mythology, Linus was the son of Apollo and Calliope, he was a musician and inventor of melody and rhythm.
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  1. Janelle M. Mason

    Of course, the name “Linus” reminds us of the Peanuts character. Beyond that, it’s a charming yet strong for a boy. Not surprisingly, it reminds me of a boy with an artistic bent. I ‘m fond of the name Linus. Since I’m a grandmother the only Linus I might name would be a new family pet!


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