Linus: baby boy name meaning and popularity

Linus

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 facts:

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

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