Linus was first used in the Greek language. The name can be translated to "flax." In Greek mythology, Linus was the son of Apollo who taught music to Hercules. The name is popular in Norway and Sweden, but Linus is not commonly used in the United States.
Similar Names: Linas, Lino
Famous Linus Names: Linus Pauling (chemist), Linus Roache (actor)