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).
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 1000) are Alena (#617 the previous year), Alina (#192), Lena (#279) and Lina (#767). Other forms, like Leena, are uncommon. These relations of Lyna are at the peak of their popularity today (median #463). Lena is more familiar than the rest, though Alena has grown popular as well over time, while Lina used to be popular. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 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 similar baby names are Byna, Dyna, Lane, Layne, Lene, Lin, Linn, Lyda▼, Lyla▲, Lyn▼, Lynda▼, Lynn▼, Lynne▼, Lyra, Lysa, Lyza, Nyna, Vyna and Zyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Lyna.