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Meaning and name origin

Alina \a-li-na\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: 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 information, see also the related girl name Alinda.


Alina is a very popular first name for females (#1267 out of 4276, Top 30%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Alina for girls. Alina reached its highest rank of #192 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Alina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Alina outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Alina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Alina (#192), Lena (#279), Helen (#404), Aleena (#495), Adelina (#531), Alena (#617), Lina (#767), Alline, Aline, Alene, Aleen and Allene. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Adelina, Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alene, Alina, Aline, Allene, Alline, Helen in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Lena, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Aleena, Alena, Alina, Helen, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alina is also pronounced similarly to Alaina, Alana, Alanah, Alani, Alanna, Alawna, Alayna, Aleana, Aleyna, Allana, Allina, Allinah, Allona, Alona, Alonia, Alonna, Alwinna, Alwyna, Elaina, Elana, Elena, Eliana, Elina, Ellina, Elona, Ilana, Ilena, Iliana, Ilona, Olena, Oliana, Olina and Olinia. Other suggested 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.