Russian from Greek

Faina Origin and Meaning

The name Faina is a girl's name meaning "shining".

This appealing Russian/Nordic name has been used a handful of times since Eowyn Ivey's novel The Snow Child was published in 2012. There, Faina is a mysterious girl who loves the cold Alaskan woods.

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Faina in Pop Culture

  • Fainaa character from The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey