Malina

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Gender: Female Meaning of Malina: "raspberry" Origin of Malina: Feminine form of Malcolm or spelling variation of Melina or Polish, Bulgarian, Serbian

The name Malina is a girl's name of Greek origin meaning "raspberry". Malina and is often added to user-created lists like Bulgarian Girl Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Pick 5 (GIRLS)".

From the experts:

Malina is a synthetic-feeling name that may be a feminization of the Scottish Malcolm or a spelling twist on the Greek Melina and that also has a fruit meaning in several Eastern European languages. For all that it's a little bit of lots of things, Malina doesn't feel very much like itself.

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Famous People Named Malina

Malina Opal Weissman, American actress
Malina Joshi, Miss Nepal 2011
Malina Moye, American guitarist and songwriter
Malina Stancheva Stancheva, Bulgarian Chalga (pop-folk) singer
Malina Jean Foley, daughter of American actor, director and screenwriter Scott Foley

Pop Culture References for the name Malina

Malina, character in "The Emperor's New School"
Malina, a character in TV's "Heroes: Reborn"
Malina, solar deity in Inuit mythology - the sun goddess; sister of the moon god, Igaluk.
"Malina," novel by Ingeborg Bachmann and its main character, later a German film

Mallie, Maline, Malin, Mallana, Malinna