Gender: Female Pronunciation: ree-na Origin of Rina: Diminutive of Caterina or other names ending in -rina

Rina Origin and Meaning

The name Rina is a girl's name of Italian, Dutch, Russian origin.

A pan-European short form often used as a name in its own right, Rina is sister to names like Mina and Lena, popular at the end of the 19th century and showing their pretty if slight faces again. In the Netherlands, Rina itself is sometimes shortened to Rineke, as Tina may become Tineke.

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compvla Says:


Rina is also a Hebrew name and means "joy" or "joyful song."

Catastroffy Says:


I love Mina, but for some reason Rina doesn't have that feel for me.