What does Lyna mean?
Lyna /ly-na/ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and the name Lyna means "sun ray; free man; palm tree". Lyna is a variant form of Alina (Greek): Slavic transcription of Helen. Lyna is also a derivative of Karolina (Slavic, Old German): transcription of Caroline. Lyna is also used as a derivative of Lina (Arabic, Latin).
(female) Luna, Lyrna, ..
(male) Lynai, Lynale, ..
How popular is Lyna?
Lyna is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#150436 out of 150436, Top 100%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the girl name Lyna and corresponding names. Popular variation forms of Lyna (not in Top 2000) are Alena (#617 the previous year), Alina (#192), Alyna (#1801), Alyne, Karolina (#1593), Leena (#1241), Lena (#279) and Lina (#767). Other forms, like Leenah, are uncommon. These relations of Lyna reached the peak of their popularity a century ago (median #1484) and are somewhat less conventional today (#1061, 42.6% less usage). Lena is more familiar than the rest, though Alena has grown popular as well over time, while Lena used to be popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Lyna is pronounced similarly to Lanae, Lani, Lanna, Leana, Leeona, Lenai, Leni, Lenya, Leona▼, Leoni, Leonia, Liahna, Liana▲, Linnae, Lonee, Loni, Lonie▼, Lonna, Luana, Luanna, Luna▲, Luwana, Lynae, Lynea and Lynnea. Other recommended names are Agna, Bena, Byna, Chyna▼, Dina▼, Dyna, Ena, Hana▲, Hena, Jayna, Jena▼, Jona, Kena, Lane, Layla▲, Layne, Lene, Leya, Leyla▲, Liba, Lida▼, Lin, Linn, Liva, Lorna▼, Lyda▼, Lydah, Lygia, Lyla▲, Lyn, Lynda▼, Lynde, Lynn▼, Lynnda, Lynne▼, Lynzi, Lynzy, Lyra, Lysa, Lyza, Mona▼, Moyna, Nyna, Reyna▲, Tana, Vena▼, Vyna, Wina, Yana and Zyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lyna.