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Girl Name: Lina

Name: Lina
Pronunciation: \l(i)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: palm tree
Origin: Latin
Related Names: Adeline, Aileen, Alina, Arlene, Carmel, Eileen, Eleanor, Helen, Karolina, Madeline
Sounds Like: Linah, Liana, Lana, Laina, Lin, Linn, Linna, Linea, Lona, Luna
Variant forms: Leena, Leina, Lena, Lyna
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 841
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 30080

Description

Lina \l(i)-na\ as a girl's 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.

Lina has 4 variant forms: Leena, Leina, Lena and Lyna.

For more information, see also related names Adeline, Aileen, Alina, Arlene, Carmel, Eileen, Eleanor, Helen, Karolina and Madeline.

Baby names that sound like Lina are Linah, Liana, Lana, Laina, Lin, Linn, Linna, Linea, Lona and Luna.

View a list of the 14 names that reference Lina.

Popularity

Lina is a very popular first name for women (#841 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#30080 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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