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Gender: Female Meaning of Alina: "bright, beautiful" Origin of Alina: Slavic Alina's Popularity in 2017: #186

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 user-created lists like Gothic Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop Your Least Favourite (Girls Edition)".

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.

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Famous People Named Alina

Alina Somova, Russian ballerina
Alina Kabaeva, Russian Olympic rhythmic gymnast, rumored mistress of Vladimir Putin and mother of his daughter.
Alina Jidkova, Russian tennis player
Alina Dronova, Ukrainian ballerina
Alina Dumitru, Romanian Olympic judoka
Alina Baikova, Ukrainian model
Alina Cojocaru, Romanian ballerina
Alina Rinatovna Ibragimova, Russian-British violinist
Alina Szapocznikow, Polish sculptor
Alina Bronsky, German novelist
Alina Harnasko, Belarussian Rhythmic Gymnast
Alina Adilkanova, Kazakstani rhythmic gymnast
Alina Fernández, daughter of late Cuban President Fidel Castro
Alina Ilnazovna Zagitova, Russian figure skater
Alina Eremia, Romanian singer
Alina Leyva (b. 2003), daughter of actress Selenis Leyva
Alina Chiara Foley (b. 2003), daughter of actor Dave Foley

Pop Culture References for the name Alina

Alina, main character in Barbara Cartland's novel "The Dangerous Dandy"
Alina Starkov, main character of the "Grisha" trilogy
Alina/"Teri," main character in the film "The Equalizer"
Alina, one of the main characters in Ken Follet's "Pillars of the Earth"