What does Alcina mean?
Alcina [al-ci-na] as a girls' name is pronounced al-SEEN-nah. It is of Greek origin. Spanish and Portuguese name. Greek mythology: a sorceress who rules over a magical island. Literary: Italian poet Ludovico Ariosto used the name Alcina for a mistress of alluring enchantments and sensual pleasures in the 16th century Orlando poems.
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How popular is Alcina?
Alcina is an uncommonly occurring given name for females but a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#124109 out of 150436, Top 82%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Alzina is the only popular related form of Alcina (outside Top 2000). Adoption of this relation of Alcina was at its most widespread a century ago. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Alcina and associated names. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Alcina is pronounced similarly to Alzeena, Alzeina, Alzena and Elzina. Other suggested similar names are Abina, Acima, Aina, Alaida, Alaina▲, Alaine, Alana▲, Albia, Albina▼, Albine, Albinia, Aldana, Aldina, Aleana, Alecia▼, Aleena▲, Aleida, Alena▲, Alexena, Alexine, Aleyna, Alia▲, Aliana▲, Alicen, Alicinda (see Alcinda), Alida▼, Aliena, Alina▲, Alinda, Aline▼, Alisa▼, Alisan, Alita, Aliya, Aliza▲, Allana, Allcen, Allcinda (see Alcinda), Alldina (see Alida), Allena, Allexina, Allinah, Allisa, Almida, Almina, Almita, Alona, Alonna, Alumina, Alvine, Alvinia, Alvira, Alvita, Alwinna (see Alvina), Alwyna, Alycia▼, Alyna, Alyona, Amina▲, Ancina, Archna, Arina, Arlina, Armina, Artina, Dulcina, Elaina▲, Elina, Ellina, Elmina and Olina. These names tend to be more frequently used than Alcina.See names in meaning and etymology.