What does Kalina mean?
Kalina \k(a)-li-na\ as a girls' name is pronounced kah-LEE-nah. It is of Slavic origin, and the meaning of Kalina is "flower". Also an Australian aboriginal name that originated with the Wemba Wemba tribe of Northwestern Victoria with the meaning "to love". Kalina is also the Hawaiian form for Colleen; Kalena is the Hawaiian equivalent of Karen.
Kalina has 48 more alternative forms via Colleen, Karen: Caren▼, Carin, Caron, Caronn, Carren, Carrin, Carron, Carryn, Caryn▼, Carynn, Carynne, Cauleyne, Cauline, Coe, Coel, Coleen▼, Colena, Colene, Coley, Colinda, Coline, Colleene, Collena, Collene, Collie, Collina, Colline, Colly, Karan, Kari▼, Karin▼, Karna, Karon▼, Karren, Karrin, Karryn, Karyn▼, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerrynn, Keryn, Kerynne, Kolleen, Kolline, Taran, Taren and Taryn▼.
Kalina is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#20798 out of 88799, Top 23%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Kalina and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Kalina (#unlisted) are Caren, Caron, Caryn, Coleen, Colleen, Kalene, Karan, Karen (#492 the previous year), Kari, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn and Taryn (#853). Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 and is now much lower, with forms like Caryn, Karen, Karon, Karyn and Taryn becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Kalina is alike in pronunciation to Calina, Colina, Kalana, Kalani, Kaloni, Kellina and Kolina. Other recommended similar baby names are Dalina, Galina, Halina, Kaelin, Kailin, Kalaine, Kalan, Kalen, Kalia, Kalifa, Kalila, Kalin, Kalinda, Kalisa, Kalyn▼, Kalynn, Karina▲, Karlina, Katina, Kaylin▲, Kaylinn, Kylin, Malina, Salina▼, Talina and Valina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalina.