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The first name 
Linken

Linken is a male first name.

When two boys called Linken meet...

… it’s a special occasion. That’s because the name Linken is quite rare in the US. While it’s still a name in use, lately, only approximately 2 out of 100,000 boys have been named Linken. In the SmartGenius ranking, Linken is #3,292 on the list of most common boys names. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Linken.

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to discover about the name
 
Linken

Linken -
at home in

Meeting a man or boy named Linken is something really special. Out of all 50 states, men and boys named Linken can be found in only : . No other state currently has residents named Linken. However, we must admit that a given name is only included in a state’s official statistics if there are at least five people with that name living in that state – so it’s quite possible that there are still a few men and boys called Linken living in one state or another. (If your name is Linken and you live outside of , we’d really appreciate it if you’d let us know so we can refine our statistics even further.) Either way, the name is quite rare. The best chance of meeting a Linken is in Utah, as there live more men and boys with this name in relation to the population than in any other state. But even here in Utah, only 0.00037% of all male residents are called Linken – that’s just one in 272,336! And even in all these states combined there are only a total of 5 men going by that name. So, if your name is Linken, chances are you will never meet another man bearing that extraordinary first name.

Linken has 6 letters 
and begins with an L

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter L is neither particularly common nor particularly rare as a first letter for boys' names: 4.1% of all common boys' names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters of boys' names are J and A, while X and U are the least common initials of boys' names.

With six letters, the name Linken is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Thus, it follows that with 4.1% of all boys' names starting with an L, this initial letter occurs about as often as all 26 letters on average. Nevertheless, there are boys' names with L that are quite common, the most common in the U.S. at present is Larry.

Other names with 
L, i, n, k, e and n

If you take all the letters in the name Linken – L, i, n, k, e and n – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Kenlin.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Linken

If your name is Linken and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Linken

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Linken, you can simply say:

Lion

Igloo

Nut

Koala

Elephant

Nut

This is how the name Linken is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Linken in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Linken

Linken

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Linken

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Linken is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

L
I
N
K
E
N

Have you ever waved the name Linken

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

L
I
N
K
E
N

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Linken sounds like this: