What does Lina mean?
Lina [lina] as a girls' name is pronounced LEE-nah. It is of Arabic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lina is "palm tree".
(female) Lidna, Lini, ..
(male) Linala, Linapo, ..
How popular is Lina?
Lina is a very prominent first name for women (#841 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#46839 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the birth name statistics of Lina for girls. Lina reached its peak rank of #298 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #767. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Lina and corresponding names. Adeline (#219 via latest list), Aileen (#562), Alina (#192), Arlene (#1482), Carmel, Caroline (#58), Eileen (#711), Eleanor (#78), Eliana (#117), Helen (#404), Ina, Karolina (#1593), Leena (#1241), Lena (#279), Leyna and Madeline (#89) are the popular alternative forms of Lina (#767 via latest list). These forms of Lina were at the peak of their popularity 94 years ago (median #756) and have become significantly less popular since (#811, 76.1% less usage), with forms such as Arlene becoming less stylish. The more fashionable girl names here are Adeline, Aileen, Alina, Caroline and Eliana.
Lina is pronounced similarly to Lainey▲, Lana▲, Lanae, Laney▲, Lani, Lanie, Lanny, Leanah, Leiana, Lenah, Lenai, Lewana, Liahna, Liannah, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnaea, Lona▼, Loni, Lonie▼, Luana, Luna▲ and Lynnea. Other suggested similar 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.