What does Alina mean?
Alina \a-li-na\ as a girls' name is of Greek origin, and the meaning of Alina is "sun ray". Slavic variant of Helen. Also variant of Aline, nickname of Adelina, or may derive from Arabic for "noble, illustrious". In Scotland, the name has been used as a feminine form of Alistair.
Alina has 25 variants: Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alenah, Alene▼, Aliena, Aline▼, Alleen, Allena, Allene▼, Alline, Allyna, Allynah, Allyne, Alyna, Alynah, Alyne, Leena, Leenah, Lena, Lenah, Lina▼, Linah, Lyna and Lynah.
For more on this name, see also the related girl name Alinda.
Alina has 31 more related forms via Adelina, Aline, Helen: Adalena, Adalina, Adelyna, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Eilin, Elaina, Elaine▼, Elana, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Eline, Elinor▼, Ella, Ellin, Elyn, Galina, Halina, Helaina, Helana, Helena, Helia, Ileana, Ilene▼, Iliane, Ilona, Jelena, Lana and Yelena.
Alina is a very prominent first name for females (#1267 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Alina for girls. Alina entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its apex rank of #192 in the U.S. in 2014. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Ella (#17 the previous year), Elena (#121), Lena (#279), Elaina (#281), Lana (#351), Helen (#404), Aleena (#495), Helena (#502), Adelina (#531), Alena (#617), Elaine (#654), Lina (#767), Alene, Aleen, Ilene, Ileana, Alline, Allene, Aline and Elinor are the popular related forms of Alina (#192 the previous year). Usage of these girl names was at its highest during the years 1910-1919 (usage of 0.4083%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3709%, down 9.2%), with versions like Helen, Aline, Elinor, Allene and Alene becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable names for newborns in this list are Adelina (#531), Elaina (#281), Lena (#279), Alena (#617) and Lana (#351), with Adelina, Lana and Lena enjoying a rebound in usage. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of Alina and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Alina is pronounced similarly to Alaina, Alana, Alanah, Alani, Alanna, Alawna, Alayna, Aleana, Aleyna, Aliana, Alianna, Allana, Allina, Allinah, Allona, Alona, Alonia, Alonna, Alwinna, Alwyna, Eliana, Elina, Ellina, Elona, Ilana, Ilena, Iliana, Olena, Oliana, Olina and Olinia. Other recommended similar baby names are Abina, Adina, Aina, Alaine, Alane, Albina▼, Alcina, Aldina, Aleine, Alia, Alica, Alida▼, Alika, Alima, Alisa▼, Alita, Aliya▼, Aliza, Allma, Alma▼, Almina, Aloma, Alsina, Aluma, Alvina▼, Alzina, Amina, Anina, Arina, Arlina and Auina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alina.