User comments for Arina (Meaning / History Only)

This name was introduced by the famous Russian poet A.S.Pushkin as the name of his beloved grandmother who was at the same time his greatest inspirer.
m260743  12/28/2004
According to the Swedish Historical museum (Historiska museet) the name Arina is known in Sweden since the 13th century. That is about 400 years before Pushkin "invented it".
christinlindberg  7/27/2009

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