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What does Kalina mean?

Kalina Pronunciation of 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.


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

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

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

(male) 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)

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)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl 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).

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.

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