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What does Kalina mean?

Kalina [ka-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.

Associated with: flower.


Kalina has 4 variants: Kaleen, Kaleena, Kalena and Kalene.

Kalina has 14 more alternative forms via Colleen, Karen: Carin, Cauline, Colena, Colinda, Coline, Collina, Karan, Kari, Karin, Karna, Karon, Karrin, Karyn and Kolline.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Kalira, Kilina, ..

(male) Kalika, Kaline, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of Kalina and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Kalina (#1635 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Carin, Colleen (#1773 from current records), Kaleena, Kalene, Karan, Karen (#492), Kari (#1844), Karin, Karon and Karyn. Other forms, like Cauline, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Kalina was well-received 5 decades ago (median #936) and is now much lower (#1794, 98.9% less usage).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Kalina, Carin, Colleen, Kaleena, Kalene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Karan, Karen, Kari, Karin, Karon, Karyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Karen, Karin outside U.S.

Similar Names


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.