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".
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. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Lina for girls. Lina reached its peak rank of #298 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #767. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Lina and corresponding names. Adeline (#219 2 years ago), Aileen (#562), Alina (#192), Arlene, Cari, Carla (#864), Carmel, Caroline (#58), Cary, Eileen (#711), Eleanor (#78), Eliana (#117), Helen (#404), Ina, Karla (#504), Lena (#279) and Madeline (#89) are the popular alternative forms of Lina (#767 2 years ago). These forms of Lina were at the peak of their popularity during the years 1910-1919 (average #487) and are almost as popular today (#546, 11.6% less), but with forms such as Cari, Carla, Carmel, Helen and Ina becoming somewhat outmoded. Caroline has been the most popular, while Karla has become trendy as well. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Lina▼ is pronounced similarly to Laina, Lana▲, Lanae, Lanah, Lanai, Lani, Lanna, Leana, Leiana, Lenae, Lenah, Lenai, Leni, Lenna▼, Lenya, Leona▼, 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.