What does Kalina mean?
Kalina [kali-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.
Associated with: flower.
(female) Kalira, Kilina, ..
(male) Kalinar, Kalini, .. Middle name pairings:
Kalina Kaidence (K.K.), ..
How popular is Kalina?
Kalina is an uncommon given name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#13717 out of 150436, Top 9%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Kalina for girls. Kalina entered the list in 2001 and reached its top position of #1635 in the U.S. in the year 2014, and is currently at #1837. (2015 Birth Statistics)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Kalina and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Kalina (#1837 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Carin, Colleen (#1825 from current records), Kaleena, Kalene, Karan, Karen (#504), Kari (#1817), Karin, Karon and Karyn. Other forms, like Cauline, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Kalina was well-received 6 decades ago (median #936) and is now much lower (#1816, 98.9% less usage).
Kalina is alike in pronunciation to Caleena, Calina, Colina, Kailani▲, Kalana, Kalani▲, Kaloni, Kayleena, Keilana, Kellina and Kolina. Other recommended names are Allina, Dalia, Daliya, Felina, Galia, Galila, Galina, Gavina, Hasina, Jaina, Jalaina, Kadena, Kadia, Kadija, Kaia▲, Kaija, Kalen, Kalidas, Kalissa, Kalista, Kalla, Kalynn, Kamila▲, Karaina, Kareina, Karina▼, Karine, Karlina, Karmina, Karyna, Kasia, Katena, Katica, Katina▼, Katlaina, Katrina▼, Kayana, Kaylinn, Kevina, Kylin, Lalika, Latina, Lavina▼, Mahina, Malana, Malia, Mavina, Olina, Salena, Tabina, Talisa, Talita, Talona, Valena, Valina, Vanina, Waldina, Waltina, Xylina, Yalena, Yamina, Zaina, Zarina and Zylina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Kalina.See names in meaning and etymology.