Popularity:19463
Origin:Swedish
Meaning:Lustrous; Purpose; Lime blossom
Nea is a girl's given name of Swedish origin. It is a derivative and shortened version of the popular Norse name, Linnea, meaning "lime blossom." This mountain flower was so-called by 18th-century Swedish botanist Carl Linneaus, who was renowned for creating a global system for classifying plants. Nea also has roots in languages across the globe, from Gaelic to Swahili. Its various meanings include "lustrous" and "purpose or goal." No doubt your little flower will blossom into a shining woman with a sense of purpose and passion throughout life!
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