Lina has 13 variations that are used in English and foreign languages. English variations of the name include Leana, Leena, Leina, Lene, Leyna, Linah, Linna, Linnah, Lyna, and Lynna. Line (German) is a variation of Lina that is used in foreign languages. The familiar form Linette (German) is another foreign variant. Both the origin and meaning of Lina is inherited by all variant forms.
Lina is a variation (Russian) of Alina (English, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, and Spanish).
Lina is also a variation (Russian) of Angela.
Lina is also a contracted form (English, Finnish, German, and Hungarian) of Caroline (English, French, and Scandinavian).
Lina is also a variation (Polish) of Eva.
Lina is also a variation (English) of Kalina (English, Slavic, and Hawaiian).
Lina is also a spelling variant (English, German, Italian, and Russian) of Lena.
Lina is also a variation (Spanish) of Lynn (English and German).
Lina is also a familiar form (English, German, Italian, and Russian) of Madeline (English) and a variation (English, German, Italian, and Russian) of Magdalena. See also the related forms, Abelia, Anelina, Idalina, Karolina, Karoline, Kimalina, Kirilina, Talina, and Adelina.
Lina is somewhat popular as a baby girl name. At the modest height of its usage in 1907, 0.024% of baby girls were named Lina. It had a ranking of #397 then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and in recent times it is used only on a very light scale. In 2012, it ranked at #770 with a usage of 0.018%. Within the family of girl names directly related to Lina, Caroline was the most regularly used. It was 10 times more popular than Lina in 2012.
† English pronunciation for Lina: L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"