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What does Alina mean?

Alina Pronunciation of Alina [ali-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.

Associated with: greek, sun (star), arabic, noble, scotland.


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.

Related girl name: Alinda.

35 more related forms via Adelina, Aline, Helen: Adalena, Adalina, Adelyna, Ailene, Aillin, Ailyn, Alyona, Eilin, Elaina, Elaine, Elana, Elen, Elena, Eleni, Eline, Elinor, Ella, Ellin, Elyn, Galina, Halina, Helaina, Helana, Helena, Helia, Ileana, Ilene, Ili, Iliane, Ilka, Ilona, Jelena, Lana, Leana and Yelena.

Creative forms:
(female) Aliaya, Aloena, ..

(male) Alinan, Alini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Alina Meera (A.M.), ..

How popular is Alina?

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. Demographics)

Alina entered the list in 1960-1969 and reached its apex rank of #172 in the U.S. in 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alina name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Ella (#18 the previous year), Elena (#106), Lena (#272), Elaina (#291), Lana (#353), Helen (#419), Aleena (#459), Helena (#534), Adelina (#545), Alena (#596), Elaine (#673), Lina (#857), Ailyn (#1094), Leena (#1259), Elinor (#1413), Elana (#1522), Eleni (#1595), Adalina (#1621), Alyna (#1716), Ilona, Leana, Ilene, Ileana, Alyne, Alene, Aleen, Ailene, Aline, Alleen, Alline, Allene, Allena and Allyne are the popular related forms of Alina (#172 the previous year). Other forms, like Iliane, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Alina was at its highest a century ago (median #1237) and has become significantly reduced since (#1279, 77%), with versions like Lena becoming somewhat outmoded. The more fashionable names for newborns in this list are Elena, Alina, Elaina, Lana, Adelina, Aleena, Alena and Ella.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alina, Adalina, Adelina, Ailene, Ailyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Aleen, Aleena, Alena, Alene, Aline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alleen, Allena, Allene, Alline, Allyne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Alyna, Alyne, Elaina, Elaine, Elana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elena, Eleni, Elinor, Ella, Helen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helena, Ileana, Ilene, Ilona, Lana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leana, Leena, Lena, Lina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elaine, Elena, Ella, Lena, Lina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Alina is pronounced similarly to Alana, Alannah, Aleyna, Aleynah, Alianna, Allana, Alonna, Elanah, Elanna, Eleana, Eleena, Eliana, Elina, Ellena, Ellina, Elona, Ewelina, Ilana, Ilena, Ilianna, Ilonna, Olina, Olinia, Ulani and Yllona. Other recommended 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, Auina and Aylin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Alina.

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