Arabic; Latin diminutive

Lina Origin and Meaning

The name Lina is a girl's name of German origin meaning "tender".

This pretty, succinct Arabic name is also commonly used as a nickname for names like Carolina.

# 583 in the US

Lina Rank in US Top 1000

# 517 on Nameberry

Lina Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Lina Popularity

Famous People Named Lina

  • Lina WertmullerItalian film director and first woman to be nominated for Best Director
  • Lina MarulandaColombian model and TV personality
  • Lina KrasnoroutskayaRussian tennis player
  • Lina ScheyniusSwedish photographer
  • Lina PosadaColombian model and fashion designer

Lina in Pop Culture

  • Lina Lamontcharacter in movie "Singin' In The Rain"
  • Lina Vilkasmain character in "Between Shades of Gray" by Ruta Sepetys
  • Lina Mayfleetmain character in the Books of Ember series
  • Linacharacter in video game "Dota 2"
  • Linacharacter in video game "Riviera: The Promised Land"
  • Lina Inversecharacter in the anime "Slayers"
  • Linacharacter in Astrid Lindgren's Emil of Maple Hill stories
  • Lina (McLaidlaw)Aysgarth, character played by Joan Fontaine in the movie "Suspicion"
  • Linadog,like monster in "The Princess and Curdie" by George MacDonald
  • Linathe main character in the novel "Goddess of Spring" (PC Cast)
  • Linaone of the two main characters in the Grimm's fairy tale Fundevogel (also known as Foundling,Bird)