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What does Elina mean?

Elina Pronunciation of Elina [eli-na] as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Elina means "sun ray". Elina is an alternate form of Elena (Greek): Italian and Spanish variation of Helen.

Associated with: greek, sun.


Elina has 4 variants: Alona, Elaina, Eleena and Eleni.

Creative forms:
(female) Eina, Elira, ..

(male) Eliem, Elien, ..

Middle name pairings:
Elina Anita (E.A.), ..

How popular is Elina?

Elina is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3221 out of 4276, Top 75%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Elina was first listed in 2005 and reached its peak position of #1056 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Alona, Elaina (#291 in 2015), Elena (#106) and Eleni (#1595) are the popular related forms of Elina (#1056 in 2015). These forms of Elina were at the top of their popularity in 2015 (average #1009). Elaina and Elena are two of the more trendy names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Elina, Alona, Elaina, Elena, Eleni in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Elina, Elena outside U.S.

Similar Names

Elina is pronounced similarly to Alanah, Aleana, Alianna, Aliena, Alina, Allana, Allona, Alynah, Elainia, Elainna, Eleana, Elenyi, Elianna, Elona, Elonna, Elyana, Ilana, Ilania, Ilena, Iliana, Iolana, Olena, Olina, Yalena and Yllona. Other recommended names are Edina, Egina, Eilin, Elain, Elaine, Elan, Elane, Elen, Elene, Elia, Elian, Eliane, Elida, Elika, Elin, Elinda, Eline, Elisa, Elita, Eliza, Ellin, Ellma, Elma, Elmina, Elna, Elon, Elvina, Elyn, Elynn, Elzina, Emina, Erina, Erlina and Evina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Elina.

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