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What does Rina mean?

Rina Pronunciation of Rina [ri-na] as a name for girls has its roots in Latin, Greek, Hebrew and Israeli, and Rina means "beloved; peace; pure; queen; melody; joyful". Rina is a variant form of Carina (Latin). Rina is also a variant of Irene (Greek). Mythology: Greek goddess of peace. Rina is also used as a form of Katherine (Greek), Regina (Latin), Rena (Hebrew) and Rinah (Israeli).

Associated with: greek, israeli, peace, pure (virgin), queen, joyful.


Rina has 8 variants: Raina, Reena, Reina, Rene, Renie, Reyna, Riona and Rionagh.

30 more related forms via Carina, Irene, Katherine, Regina, Rena, Rinah: Airina, Arina, Catina, Eirena, Erena, Gina, Ira, Irena, Iriana, Irina, Irine, Iryna, Karina, Kata, Katina, Kit, Orina, Oryna, Raine, Reene, Regan, Regena, Regine, Reginia, Reginna, Reine, Rejine, Trina, Trine and Yarina.

Creative forms:
(female) Rine, Royna, ..

(male) Rime, Riney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Rina Chelsey (R.C.), ..

How popular is Rina?

Rina is a very popular first name for women (#1733 out of 4276, Top 41%) and a slightly less popular last name for both adults and children (#105374 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Rina reached its apex rank of #1510 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Rina outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Katherine (#84 the previous year), Karina (#462), Regina (#520), Irene (#629), Reyna (#710), Raina (#924), Reina (#952), Regan (#1019), Carina (#1067), Gina (#1967), Reginia, Regine, Rene, Trina, Rena, Reine, Raine, Irena, Ira, Catina, Irine, Katina, Reena, Kit and Regena are the popular alternative forms of Rina. Other variants, like Erena, are seldom used. These relations of Rina were popular as birth names a century ago (median #1574) and are now much less common (#1551, down 72%). Katherine is the steady favorite, although Reyna appears to be gaining favor too, while versions such as Katina have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Rina, Carina, Catina, Gina, Ira in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Irena, Irene, Irine, Karina, Katherine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Katina, Kit, Raina, Raine, Reena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Regan, Regena, Regina, Regine, Reginia in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Reina, Reine, Rena, Rene, Reyna, Trina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Katherine outside U.S.

Similar Names

Rina is pronounced similarly to Rainah, Rainee, Rainey, Rainy, Rana, Ranae, Rani, Rania, Ranna, Rayana, Rayna, Rayona, Renae, Renay, Rennae, Rhona, Riana, Rianna, Rionna, Rionnah, Ronay, Roni, Ronna, Ronni and Ryanna. Other recommended names are Aina, Bina, Dina, Fina, Jina, Kina, Lina, Mina, Nina, Rain, Rama, Ria, Rian, Riane, Riann, Rica, Rida, Rihana, Rika, Rima, Risa, Rita, Riva, Roma, Rynn, Sina, Tina, Vina, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Rina.

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