Pronunciation: [Lin]

Gender: Female

Meaning: Fine jade

Origin: Chinese

Famous Dogs Named Lin

Wellington: Mrs Shears's Poodle dog in the book The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, found dead at the beginning of the story.

Slinky Dog: One of Andy's toys in the animation Toy Story series.

Slinkster Dog: A dog from the book Weetzie Bat.

Lincoln: The socceer playing Portuguese Podengo dog from the movie Soccer Dog: The Movie.

Colin Curly: A bulldog mascot for Quavers.

Colin: Spaced: Dog from the Channel 4 Spaced Series.

Celine: Chihuahua dog from Summer Heights High.

Famous People Named Lin

Saul Alinsky was an American writer, political activist and community organiser.

Ryan Gosling is an actor and director who achieved stardom with a leading role in the film, ‘The Notebook’.

Rudyard Kipling was an English author and poet.

Rod Serling was an American television producer, screenwriter, playwright and narrator.

Raphael Kalinowski was a Polish Discalced Carmelite friar who was canonized by Pope John Paul II in 1991.

Patsy Cline was an American country music singer.

Otto Pérez Molina is currently the President of Guatemala.

Natalie Coughlin is an American swimmer and winner of twelve Olympic medals.

Mikhail Glinka was a famous Russian composer who is revered as the father of Russian classical music.

Michael Palin is an English actor, comedian and television presenter.

Michael Collins is a former American NASA astronaut and retired Brigadier General.

Linus Torvalds is the software engineer who created the Linux kernel operating system.

Lindsay Lohan is a popular American actress, fashion designer and recording artist.

Lincoln Davis is the former U.

Lin Yutang was a famous Chinese translator and writer who invented the Chinese-language typewriter.

Lin Dan is a Chinese badminton player considered to be one of the greatest singles players of all time.

Lily Tomlin is an American actress, comedian and producer.

Joseph Stalin was a communist revolutionary, who played a key role in the Russian Revolution of 1917.

Joan Collins is a British actress and author best known for playing the vengeful ex-wife, Alexis Carrington Colby, in the prime time television drama ‘Dynasty’.

Janis Joplin was an American singer-songwriter, also known as the ‘First Lady of Rock n Roll’.

J. K. Rowling is the person behind the famous Harry Potter series.

Hillary Clinton is one of the most prominent female politicians of the United States.

Henry Rollins is a musician and writer who formed the Rollins Band.

GG Allin was a controversial American punk rock singer and songwriter.

George Carlin was a comedian and social satirist most noted for his views on controversial subjects.

Friedrich von Amerling was one of the great and renowned Austro-Hungarian portrait painters of the 19th century.

Franklin Pierce Adams was a well-known American newspaper columnist.

Franklin Pierce was 14th President of the United States.

Franklin Chang Díaz is an American-Costa Rican physicist and former NASA astronaut.

Federico Fellini was a renowned Italian filmmaker and scriptwriter.

Emmeline Pankhurst was a leader of the British suffragette movement.

Elvira Lindo is a Spanish journalist and author.

Elin Pelin was a Bulgarian novelist.

Duke Ellington was an American jazz composer and a performer who continues to be a great name in the history of jazz.

Colin Powell is a former U.

Colin Firth is an award winning film actor and theatre personality.

Colin Farrell was from the shores of Ireland to Hollywood, actor Collin Farrell’s journey to stardom and fame was a quick rise both on and off screen.

Clint Eastwood is an Academy Award winning American film actor, director, producer, and investor.

Charlie Chaplin was an English comic actor and filmmaker from the silent-film era.

Charles Lindbergh was an award winning American aviator, inventor and author.

Celine Dion is a Canadian singer best known for the ‘Titanic’ theme song, ‘My Heart Will Go On’.

Caroline, Princess of Hanover is the eldest daughter of Rainier III, the Prince of Monaco.

Caroline Norton was a significant literary figure and social reformer of the Victorian era.

Caroline Herschel was a brilliant astronomer who helped her brother, William, to discover the planet, Uranus.

Bill Clinton is one of the most important American political leaders of modern times and served as the 42nd President of the USA.

Bertil Gotthard Ohlin was a Nobel Prize winner in Economics.

Benjamin Lincoln was a major general in the Continental Army.

Benjamin Franklin was a multi-talented personality.

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington was one of the most legendary political and military personalities.

Aretha Franklin is an American singer and musician.

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