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May 14th, 2013 09:10 PM #11
May 15th, 2013 04:23 AM #13Senior Member
- Join Date
- Jan 2012
Linus is one of my favorite boy names - I would use it in a heartbeat. The only association I was aware of was the Peanuts character, which I always thought was very cute/sweet. This Humphrey Bogart business just sweetens the pot!
I picture a Linus to be adorable, a bit geeky, a bit quirky. Cheerful, effervescent, smart.
May 15th, 2013 09:07 AM #15
I'm not a fan... maybe I'm the only one... I think of Peanuts, and envision an extraordinarily nerdy sort of a guy...INTP Anthropologist Living in the centre of China, married to a Persian, and just enjoying a completely unpredictable life
Emiliana Pari 郑煜曈 '14
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September 23rd, 2013 11:59 AM #17Senior Member
- Join Date
- Aug 2011
I just realized that I never responded to the posts on this thread! Thank you all for the feedback. I'm glad to see that most of you find Linus usable. I see it as one of those sweet spot names -- familiar enough to not be weird or unpronounceable but rare enough to stand out and be special.Not expecting, just planning and building lists!
September 23rd, 2013 12:48 PM #19
I love Linus. It's on our short list for a boy.
The Peanuts association used to be really strong for me but it's not so much anymore. Besides, is there really anything wrong with the Peanuts character?
I'm surprised that it's not becoming more popular with all of the -us names that are or are becoming more popular (Atticus, Marcus, Gus, Lucius, Magnus, etc).♥ My Loves ♥
Emma Angel [07/2009, my angel]
Bo [08/2009] | Tally [02/2012]
Octavia Elina [11/2014]
♥ Current Favorites ♥
Alban Shepherd | Ansel Frederick | Leonidas John | Linus Richard | Martin George | Sylvan Jeremiah
Augusta Plum | Cordelia Iris | Greta Josephine | Matilda June | Miranda Elizabeth | Wilhelmina Eve