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What does Larina mean?

Larina Pronunciation of Larina [la-r-i-na] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Larina is "protection". Larina is a variant form of Lara (Latin): from "Lares". Larina is also a variation of Laraine: version of Lorraine (French).

Associated with: protection (defender).


9 related forms via Lara, Laraine: Laraene, Laramae, Larayne, Lareine, Larinda, Larine, Larita, Larra and Larraine.

Creative forms:
(female) Larna, Lurina, ..

(male) Larila, Larne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Larina Kingsley (L.K.), ..

How popular is Larina?

Larina is an uncommon given name for females. Larina is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Lara (#817 from recent data), Laraine, Larita and Larraine are the prominent variation forms of Larina (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Larina were favored 45 years ago (average #1581) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1704, 57.8% less usage). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lara, Laraine, Larita, Larraine in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Larina is alike in pronunciation to Lareina, Larena, Larrayna, Larreina, Laurana, Laurena, Laurina, Loraina, Loranna, Lorena, Lorenia, Lorenna, Loriana, Lorraina and Lorrina. Other suggested similar names are Barinda, Carine, Carisa, Cyrina, Dalina, Darlina, Davina, Earlina, Farica, Galina, Hanina, Hasina, Irina, Karena, Karina, Karrina, Laine, Lalia, Lari, Larsina (see Lauren), Laryn, Latifa, Latina, Lauraine, Laurita, Lavena, Lavina, Leina, Lorain, Loren, Lorine, Lorita, Lorrna, Maria, Marine, Marisa, Marna, Marnina, Marvina, Mavina, Nerina, Orina, Parisa, Raina, Ravina, Sabina, Sadina, Sarika, Sarina, Sarine, Serina, Talina, Trina, Urina, Varinka, Verina, Yarina, Yerina, Zaria and Zarina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Larina.

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