Linus – Scary Mommy

Linus

[LY-nuss]

Derived from the Greek name Linos, meaning "flax." Does this make your little Linus more open to incorporating healthy grains into his diet? Probably not.

Nicknames:

Line, Linny.

Famous people named Linus:

U.S. Congressman Linus Comins; chemist Linus Pauling; mechanical engineer Linus Yale, Jr.; actor Linus Roache; YouTuber Linus Sebastian.

Fun fact:

The most popular modern association with this name is the blanket-toting Linus in Charles Schultz's "Peanuts" comics.