What does Tina mean?
Tina /tina/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced TEE-nah. It is of Latin origin. Name ending, particularly of Christina, used as an independent name and in combination with other names. Rock singer Tina Turner; actress Tina Louise; playwright Tina Howe; basketball player Tina Thompson.
How popular is Tina?
Tina is a very popular first name for women (#92 out of 4276, Top 2%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#55609 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Tina for girls. Tina reached its apex position of #30 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of the girl name Tina and corresponding names. Valentina (#112 a year ago), Christina (#326), Celeste (#467), Teena, Tena, Tiny, Stina, Krista, Constance, Bettina, Ina, Kris, Augusta and Martina are the popular alternative forms of Tina. Forms like Krisina are uncommon. Usage of these girl names reached its highest during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3813%) and is now much lower (usage 0.1397%, 63.4% less), with forms such as Christina, Celeste, Kris, Martina and Ina becoming somewhat outmoded. Valentina (#112) is the most chic baby name among these. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Tina▼ is pronounced similarly to Tahna, Taina, Tana▼, Tanea, Tani, Tania▼, Tanja, Tanya▼, Tawna, Teana, Teona, Tiahna, Tiana▲, Tiani, Tianna▼, Tiauna, Tinie, Toini, Tona, Toni▼, Tonia▼, Tony, Tonya▼, Tunna and Tyana. Other recommended similar baby names are Aina, Bina, Dina▼, Fina, Gina▼, Jina, Lina▼, Mina▼, Nina, Rina, Sina▼, Taima, Tama, Thana, Tia▼, Tiane, Tinka, Tiona, Tionna, Tisa, Tita, Toma, Trina▼, Vina▼, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Tina.