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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Linus

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Linus in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Linus:

  • Records indicate that 596 boys in the United States have been named Linus since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1921, when 62 people in the U.S. were given the name Linus. Those people are now 99 years old.

    So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.


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  • "Linus is a cool name, Fun Fact, Linus Maurer was a real life California Cartoonist whose name served as the inspiration for the character of Linus van Pelt in the Peanuts comic strip, by Charles M. Schulz , Linus Maurer was the "real life Linus" and in the TV series Star Trek: Discovery , Linus is the name of an Extraterrestrial male Saurian Starfleet officer who serves aboard the USS Discovery !! People have even made jokes about the Discovery character Linus "Does he have a security blanket?"" Jul. 31, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "They are compassionate & have a very determined and strong personality. It takes a while to get to know them but once you do, they are very sweet and if you are a real friend, they will never talk bad about you. They also have a lot of common sense and know how to handle bad situations. Correct way to say the name is ?lye-nus?" Jun. 9, 2018: Report as inappropriate

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  • "Linus?s are very strange people. You?ll usually find them in the garage tinkering about with various motorcycle parifinallia. They are also familiar with the artistic world, preforming best in quieter situations." May. 14, 2019: Report as inappropriate

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