What does Ina mean?
Ina [ina] as a girls' name is pronounced EYE-nah, EE-nah. Diminutive ending of names ending with -ina like Georgina and Regina, used as an independent name. Also variant of Ena. In Ireland it can be a saint's name, also found as Aghna, which may be an Irish form of Agnes. Cookbook author Ina Garten.
Associated with: saint.
Ina has 27 more different relations via Aghna, Agnes, Ena, Georgina, Regina: Ag, Aghna, Agi, Agna, Agnah, Agy, Ainah, Anais▲, Anis, Eena, Gina▼, Inah, Ines, Inessa, Inez▼, Oona, Oonah, Raina▲, Reina▲, Reyna▲, Rina, Riona, Senga, Una▼, Unah, Ynes and Ynez.Creative forms:
(female) Inia, Innia, ..
(male) Inam, Ino, .. Middle name pairings:
Ina Rayne (I.R.), ..
How popular is Ina?
Ina is a very popular first name for females (#556 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very popular last name for all people (#71372 out of 150436, Top 47%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Ina reached its top rank of #153 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Agnes (#1272 from current records), Anais (#1034), Anis, Bettina, Carol (#1768), Caroline (#62), Christina (#333), Edwina, Ena, Georgina (#1652), Gina (#1967), Ines, Inez, Oona (#1646), Raina (#924), Regina (#520), Reina (#952), Reyna (#710), Rina and Una are the popular variation forms of Ina listed in the Top 2000. Usage of these forms of Ina was more pronounced in the 1940s (usage of 3.49%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.49%, 86% less), with versions such as Regina becoming less fashionable. Caroline has been the top favorite, although Reyna appears to be gaining popularity too.
Ina▼ is alike in pronunciation to Aanya, Ania, Aniya, Anna▼, Anni, Anyu, Eanna, Ennya, Enya, Euna, Iana, Inya, Ioana, Ioanah, Ioanna, Ionia, Ionya, Iynaia, Oni, Onie▼, Unna, Wina, Yana, Yanna and Yoana. Other recommended names are Ida▼, Ila▼, Ima▼, Inda, Inga▼, Ira▼, Isa, Ita and Iva▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ina.See names in meaning and etymology.