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Alcina

What does Alcina mean?

Alcina Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: greek, mythology, magical, literary, pleasures (joy), 16th century.

Variations

Alcina has 10 variants: Alcee, Alcine, Alcinia, Allcine, Allcinia, Alseena, Alsina, Alsinia, Alsyna and Alzina.

Creative forms:
(female) Alcion, ..

(male) Alcisa, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alcina Arabelle (A.A.), ..

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. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alzina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alcina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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