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What does Lina mean?

Lina Pronunciation of Lina as a girls' name is pronounced LEE-nah. It is of Arabic and Latin origin, and the meaning of Lina is "palm tree". Diminutive of names that end with -line, such as Caroline. Also variant of Lena. Used as an independent name from the 1850s. Also form of Adeline. Also form of Aileen. Also form of Alina. Also form of Arlene. Also form of Carmel. Also form of Eileen. Also form of Eleanor. Also form of Eliana. Also form of Helen. Also form of Karolina. Also form of Madeline.


ASSOCIATED WITH arabic, tree


VARIANTS Leena, Leina, Lena, Lyna




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How popular is Lina?

Lina is a very prominent first name for women (#841 out of 4276, Top 20%) and also a very prominent last name for all people (#46839 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Lina reached its peak rank of #298 in the U.S. in the 1880s, and is presently at #760. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Adeline (#78 VIA LATEST LIST), Aileen (#669), Alina (#157), Arlene (#1787), Carmel, Caroline (#55), Eileen (#671), Eleanor (#32), Eliana (#83), Helen (#413), Ina, Karolina (#1910), Leena (#1158), Lena (#301), Leyna and Madeline (#100) are the popular alternative forms of Lina (#760). These forms of Lina were at the peak of their popularity 108 years ago (MEDIAN #750) and have become significantly less popular since (#833, 69.1% LESS USAGE), with forms such as Ina becoming less stylish. The more fashionable girl names here are Adeline, Alina, Caroline, Eliana and Leena.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Lina, Adeline, Aileen, Alina, Arlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Carmel, Caroline, Eileen, Eleanor, Eliana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Helen, Ina, Karolina, Leena, Lena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Leyna, Madeline in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lina, Adeline, Caroline, Eleanor, Eliana outside U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Lena, Madeline outside U.S.

Similar Names

Lina is pronounced similarly to Lainey, Lana, Lanae, Laney, Lani, Lanie, Lanny, Leanah, Leiana, Lenah, Lenai, Lewana, Liahna, Liannah, Linah, Linea, Linna, Linnae, Linnaea, Lona, Loni, Lonie, Luana, Luna and Lynnea. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aina, Bina, Dina, Fina, Gina, Jina, Kina, Laine, Lane, Lene, Lia, Liane, Liann, Liba, Lida, Lila, Lin, Lind, Linda, Linn, Lira, Lisa, Lita, Liva, Liya, Liza, Lyn, Lynn, Mina, Nina, Rina, Sina, Tina, Vina, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Lina.

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