"bright, beautiful"

Alina Origin and Meaning

The name Alina is a girl's name of Slavic origin meaning "bright, beautiful".

Alina has been drifting up the US popularity charts since the early 1980s, now nearing the Top 100. But Alina's real strength is in its international flexibility: The name ranks highly in a wide range of European, English speaking, and Latin American countries.

One of the scores of global variations on the classic Helen, Alina manages to be one of those names you seem to hear everywhere and at the same time have never heard before. Alina might be a long form for a daughter you want to call Lena or Lina.

# 150 in the US

Alina Rank in US Top 1000

# 194 on Nameberry

Alina Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Alina Popularity

Famous People Named Alina

  • Alina SomovaRussian ballerina
  • Alina KabaevaRussian Olympic rhythmic gymnast
  • Alina JidkovaRussian tennis player
  • Alina DronovaUkrainian ballerina
  • Alina DumitruRomanian Olympic judoka
  • Alina BaikovaUkrainian model
  • Alina CojocaruRomanian ballerina
  • Alina Rinatovna IbragimovaRussian,British violinist
  • Alina SzapocznikowPolish sculptor
  • Alina BronskyGerman novelist
  • Alina HarnaskoBelarussian Rhythmic Gymnast
  • Alina AdilkhanovaKazakh rhythmic gymnast
  • Alina Fernándezdaughter of late Cuban President Fidel Castro
  • Alina Ilnazovna ZagitovaRussian figure skater
  • Alina EremiaRomanian singer
  • Alina Leyva (b. 2003)daughter of actress Selenis Leyva
  • Alina Chiara Foley (b. 2003)daughter of actor Dave Foley
  • Alina ChamzinaCzech rhythmic gymnast
  • Alina BaklaginaLatvian rhythmic gymnast
  • Alina Lewis (b. 1993) Czech Model
  • Alina Puscau (b. 1981) Romanian modelactress and singer

Alina in Pop Culture

  • Alinamain character in Barbara Cartland's novel "The Dangerous Dandy"
  • Alina Starkovmain character of the "Grisha" trilogy
  • Alina/"Teri" main character in the film "The Equalizer"
  • Alinaone of the main characters in Ken Follet's "Pillars of the Earth"