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What does Latina mean?

Latina Pronunciation of Latina [lati-na] as a girls' name is of American derivation. Latina is a variant form of La- (American).


Latina has 3 variants: Latanya, Latonia and Latonya.

26 more alternative forms via La-: Lacinda, Lacoya, Ladonya, Lajuana, Lakia, Lanae, Lanai, Lanika, Lanisha, Lanita, Laquana, Laquita, Larisha, Laronda, Latasha, Latavia, Latifah, Latisha, Latoria, Latoya, Latrice, Latricia, Latrisha, Lavonda, Lavonna and Lawanda.

Creative forms:
(female) Leitina, ..

(male) Latila, Laton, ..

Middle name pairings:
Latina Lylah (L.L.), ..

How popular is Latina?

Latina is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3161 out of 4276, Top 74%) and an even more prominent surname for all people (#53299 out of 150436, Top 35%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Latina was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #1366 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Latina rated in the Top 2000 are Latoya, Latoria, Latonya, Latonia, Latrice, Latricia, Lawanda, Lavonna, Lavonda, Latrisha, Latisha, Laquita, Lanita, Lanae, Lakia, Laronda, Latanya, Latifah, Latavia, Latasha and Lajuana. These forms of Latina reached the height of their popularity 35 years ago (adoption of 0.4%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latina, Lajuana, Lakia, Lanae, Lanita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Laquita, Laronda, Latanya, Latasha, Latavia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latifah, Latisha, Latonia, Latonya, Latoria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Latoya, Latrice, Latricia, Latrisha, Lavonda in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lavonna, Lawanda in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Latina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Latina is alike in pronunciation to Latania and Latona. Other suggested similar names are Battina, Betina, Carina, Catia, Catina, Daina, Dalina, Datia, Davina, Faina, Farina, Halina, Hasina, Jaina, Janina, Kalina, Karina, Katana, Katena, Katia, Katica, Katinka, Katiya, Lacina, Ladonna, Laila, Laina, Lalita, Lantana, Lareina, Larinda, Larisa, Larita, Larsina (see Lauren), Latanja, Lateifa (see Latifah), Latia, Laticia, Latiffa, Latoia, Laurina, Lavinia, Leina, Lexina, Lovina, Lumina, Mahina, Malina, Masina, Matana, Matrina, Natifa, Pamina, Pathina, Patrina, Raina, Ravina, Salina, Sarina, Satina, Savina, Stina, Tabina, Taina, Tatia, Tatiana, Vanina, Varina, Waltina, Yarina, Zaina, Zarina and Zlatina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Latina.

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