The name Alina is a girl's name of Slavic origin meaning "bright, beautiful". Alina is ranked #186 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Beautiful and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change Two Letters (10 names)".
From the experts:
Alina is one of the scores of global variations on the classic Helen, well used in Poland and Russia, and also heard in the Celtic and German cultures, as well as in the US. Alina might be a long form for a daughter you want to call Lena or Lina.