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Angelina has a possible connection to Elina, no?
AndrewILO  12/23/2017
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Elina Born is an Estonian singer. She represented Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest 2015 along with Stig Rästa with the song "Goodbye to Yesterday". She previously attempted to represent Estonia in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2013 with the song "Enough", and will attempt to represent Estonia at the Eurovision Song Contest in 2017. She was the runner-up of the fifth season of Eesti otsib superstaari.
cutenose  1/8/2017
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The name Elina was given to 248 girls born in the US in 2015.
HerculePoirot  6/16/2016
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Elina is also used quite commonly in Germany.
OttilieMaisie  4/3/2015
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In Latvia is Elīna, name day on 19th October. But Jelena and Jeļena is Russian name not Latvian, please correct information. [noted -ed]
Elux  1/23/2015
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To me, Elina is a boring, plain name. I've known many Elinas and they all have been either plain or mean, which is why I don't like this name one bit.
Alexanna  5/31/2014
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Oh hi. This is my name. Nobody ever pronounces it right though. But overall I like having this as my name, even though the average American can't seem to get a grasp on how it's pronounced.
citylights  8/20/2013
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This name is also used in Latvia with the spelling Elīna. According to the Population Register of Latvia (PMLP) there are 7980 women in Latvia called Elīna.
overtheclouds  10/7/2012
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My best friend's family pronounces it uh-LEEN-uh.
michelle.ramirez  4/25/2012
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I am from Latvia and my name is Elîna. My name is popular in my country. I have noticed that for people from other countries it is hard to spell it. In Latvian it sounds like: "Eliiina".
Elina from Latvia  1/15/2009
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In a series of children's films starring Barbie (the doll), called Fairytopia, Barbie plays the role of a fairy who must earn her wings and her name in these films is Elina.
carolinamoon  9/23/2008
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This name is pretty. I think it might look a wee bit better spelt Elinah. But Elina is just as pretty.
rachypiesheepbaa  8/1/2008
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Elina is also used in Norway, and it's pronounced like this: e-LI-na. My paternal grandmother bore this name.
blessed-bee  9/5/2007
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My name is Elina. The Finnish way to pronounce it is somehow hard to understand I guess (because no one foreign I know has done it yet), but anyway here it comes: All the vowels are short, the pressure is strongly on E in the beginning. The I is like I in the English word ill. Can you manage it? :) It's a really common name in Finland.
― Anonymous User  8/29/2007
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Did you know that Elina is actually also an Indian name? The meaning there is "smart" or "intelligent". Really cool I think.
― Anonymous User  8/29/2007
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My friend is from Finland and her name is Elina except she pronounces it Eleanor because no one gets their tounge around Elina.
Koolgal  3/25/2007
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Elina Taalasmaa (or is that her surname anymore? Wasn't she married or something and then her husband died little after their wedding? Oh, I'm not sure, it was long time ago) is a character in the Finnish soap opera called 'Salatut elämät' (umm, Secret Lives or something like that in English. Isn't it lame?).
Yippal  1/8/2007
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Elina is used in Sweden too and here it is pronounced as Eh-LEE-nah.
Ylva  1/29/2006

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