Linnaeus Name Meaning & Origin

Linnaeus

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Linnaeus is the latin name of the Swedish 18th century botanist Carl Von Linne, who invented our system of taxonomy for plants & animals.

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I named my son Linnaeus & haven't ever heard of another person with this as a first name. Of course, he's only had the name for seven months now...

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Linni, Naeus, Ace

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After the latinized version of Karl Linné's name: Carolus Linnaeus (1707-1778), the Swedish scientist who developed the system of taxonomy we still use to identify & name animal & plant species.

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