Meaning and name origin
Lina \l(i)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced LEE-nah. It is of Arabic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lina is "palm tree". Diminutive of names that end with -line, such as Caroline. Also variant of Lena. Used as an independent name from the 1850s.
Lina is a very popular first name for females (#841 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#30080 out of 88799, Top 34%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Lina for girls. Lina reached its highest rank of #298 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Lina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Caroline (#58), Eleanor (#78), Madeline (#89), Eliana (#117), Alina (#192), Adeline (#219), Lena (#279), Helen (#404), Aileen (#562), Eileen (#711), Lina (#767), Arlene and Carmel. (2014 statistics).
Lina▼ is also pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana▲, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Leana, Leiana, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Lenna▼, Lenya, Leona▼, Leyna, Liahna, Liana▲, Lianna, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnea, Lona▼, Loni, Lonna, Luana, Luna▲, Lynae, Lynah, Lynea and Lynna. Other suggested similar baby names are Aina, Bina, Dina▼, Fina, Gina▼, Jina, Kina, Laine, Lane, Lene, Lia▲, Liane, Liann, Liba, Lida▼, Lila▲, Lin, Lind, Linda▼, Linn, Lira, Lisa▼, Lita, Liva, Liya, Liza▼, Lyn▼, Lynn▼, Mina▼, Nina, Rina, Sina▼, Tina▼, Vina▼, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lina.