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Gender: Female Origin of Tina: Diminutive of Christina et al Meaning of Christina: Greek, "a Christian"

The name Tina is a girl's name of English, Greek origin. Tina and is often added to lists like International Variations of Christina and discussed in our forums with posts like "Heaven / Hell / Purgatory Girls".

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Tina, despite its petite and tinkly image, is apt these days to be replaced by the more elegant originals, Christina and Martina.It does have some strong namesakes, though, in Tina Turner (born Anna Mae), Tina Brown (born Christina), Tina Fey (born Elizabeth), and photographer Tina Barney (born Tina).

Tina was a Top 100 name from 1956 to 1982, peaking at Number 18 in 1968.

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Famous People Named Tina

Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey, American actress, comedienne and writer
Filippina Lydia "Tina" Arena, Australian pop singer
Tina Marie Majorino, American actress
Christina Hambley "Tina" Brown, American magazine and website editor
Tina Louise (born Tatiana Josivovna Chernova Blacker), American actress
Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock), American R&B singer
Radmila "Tina" Ivanovic, Serbian singer
Tina Garabedian, Armenian competitive ice dancer
Tina Maze, Slovenian Olympic skier
Tina Denise Byrd, daughter of American singer Tammy Wynette
Celestine 'Tina' Beyincé, American businesswoman, fashion designer and mother of Beyonce Knowles
Tina "Tudor Rose" Chancey, American multi-instrumentalist specializing in early bowed strings from the rebec and vielle to the kamenj, viol and lyra viol
Tina Trstenjak, Slovenian judoka

Pop Culture References for the name Tina

Tina Lombardi, character in film "A Very Long Engagement"
Tina Branford, character in the "Final Fantasy" video game series
Tina Hopkins, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Tina Carter, character on British soap "EastEnders"
Tina Lord, character on American soap "One Life to Live"
Tina Belcher, main character on TV's "Bob's Burgers"
Tina Haven, character on TV's "What I Like About You"
Tina Cohen-Chang, character on TV's "Glee"
Tina McIntyre, character on British soap "Coronation Street"
Tina Reilly, character on British soap "Hollyoaks"
Tina 'Teeny' Tercell, character in film "Now and Then"
Tina Duck, Daffy Duck's girlfriend
Tina Teaspoon, character on British animated series "Button Moon"
Tina Cassidy aka Mainframe, character on animated series "C.O.P.S."
Tina Carlyle, character in film "The Mask"
Christina "Tina" Gray, character in film "A Nightmare on Elm Street"
Tina Kennard, character on TV's "The L Word"
Tina, character on TV's "Barney and Friends"
Tina Rex, character on animated series "The Amazing World of Gumball"
Tina, pet llama in film "Napoleon Dynamite"
Can be short for Christiana, Christina or Valentina
Tina Fallon, character on British TV series "Glue"
Dr. Tina McGee, character on TV's "The Flash"
Porpentina "Tina" Goldstein, character in "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by J.K. Rowling

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