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Ina

What does Ina mean?

Ina Pronunciation of 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.

Variations

Ina has 2 variants: Ena and Yna.

Affiliated girl names: Edwina, Bettina, Carol, Caroline and Christina.

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)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Ina for girls. Ina reached its top rank of #153 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Shown below is a study of the ranking of the girl name Ina and related 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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ina, Agnes, Anais, Anis, Bettina in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carol, Caroline, Christina, Edwina, Ena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Georgina, Gina, Ines, Inez, Oona in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Raina, Regina, Reina, Reyna, Rina, Una in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Agnes, Caroline, Christina, Georgina, Ines, Inez outside U.S.

Similar Names

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.

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