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What does Tinka mean?

Tinka Pronunciation of Tinka [tin-ka] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Tinka is "heavenly". Tinka is an alternate form of Celeste (Latin): anglicized variation of CÚleste (French).


3 related forms via Celeste: Celinka, Celka and Tina.

Creative forms:
(female) Tika, Tinia, ..

(male) Tinji, Tintan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tinka Jillian (T.J.), ..

How popular is Tinka?

Tinka is a rare given name for women. Tinka is a unique last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Tinka (outside Top 2000) are Celeste (#499 from recent data) and Tina (#1466). Other forms, like Celka, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Tinka was common 5 decades ago (median #212) and is now significantly reduced (#982, 95%). (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Celeste, Tina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Tinka and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tinka is pronounced similarly to Tunke. Other recommended names are Anka, Bianka, Cilka, Hanka, Henka, Janka, Lindka, Mika, Milka, Mirka, Nika, Ricka, Rieka, Rifka, Rika, Rivka, Sitka, Taina, Tana, Tanea, Tanga, Tania, Tanika, Tanja, Tanya, Taska, Teina, Telka, Tena, Tia, Tiana, Tianna, Tiara, Tiera, Tikva, Tilda, Tinah, Tine, Tineke, Tinie, Tiny, Tiona, Tionna, Tirza, Tisa, Tisha, Tita, Tona, Tonia, Tonya, Trina, Tunna, Vika, Vitka and Zivka. These names tend to be more frequently used than Tinka.

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