Meaning and name origin
Ina \i-na\ as a girl's 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.
Ina is a very popular first name for females (#556 out of 4276, Top 13%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#33583 out of 88799, Top 38%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Ina for girls. Ina reached its highest rank of #153 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Ina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Caroline (#58), Christina (#326), Regina (#525), Georgina, Ina, Ena, Edwina, Bettina, Agnes and Carol. (2014 statistics).
Ina▼ is also pronounced similarly to Agna, Aina, Ana▲, Ania, Anna, Anya▲, Eena, Enya, Euna, Iana, Ianna, Inah, Ioana, Iona▼, Ionia, Ionya, Oni, Oona, Una▼, Unah, Unna, Wina, Yana and Yona. Other suggested similar baby names are Ida▼, Ila▼, Ima▼, Inda, Inga▼, Ione▼, Ira▼, Isa▼, Ita and Iva▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Ina.