Link - boys name

Link name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 65%

Link name meaning:

The name "Link" is often associated with strength, connection, and unity. It is derived from the Old English word "hlinc," which means "a ridge" or "a bank." This interpretation symbolizes a bridge or a link between different aspects of life or between people. Link can also be seen as a metaphorical representation of a bond or a connection, emphasizing the importance of relationships and the power of bringing individuals together.

Furthermore, the name "Link" is commonly associated with the popular video game franchise "The Legend of Zelda," where the main character is named Link. This association adds an element of adventure, bravery, and heroism to the name. In this context, Link embodies a courageous and determined spirit, someone who overcomes obstacles and saves those in need. Therefore, the name "Link" carries connotations of strength, unity, connection, and a fearless spirit willing to embark on great adventures.

Origin: English

From the bank.

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Overall UK ranking: 1688 out of 4789

14 recorded births last year

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Historical popularity of Link

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