What does Kalina mean?
Kalina /kali-na/ [3 sylls.] 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▼.Kreatif forms: Kaliya, Kilina, Klana. [more]
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)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Kalina and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Kalina (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Caren, Caron, Caryn, Coleen, Colleen, Kalene, Karan, Karen (#492 the previous year), Kari, Karin, Karon, Karren, Karyn and Taryn (#853). Forms like Kerynne are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its most widespread during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3648%) and is now much lower (usage 0.0468%, down 87.2%), with forms like Caryn, Karen, Karon, Karyn and Taryn becoming somewhat dated. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.