User comments for Lina (2)

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The name Lina was given to 332 girls born in the US in 2016.
More than 99.9 percent of people with the first name Lina are female.
― Anonymous User  6/7/2017
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In Lithuania, the name Lina and its variant form Linė are also frequently encountered as feminine forms of the masculine name Linas, which can be the Lithuanian form of Linus as well as be an independent Lithuanian given name. In other words: in Lithuania, Lina (and Linė) is often more than just a short form of given names that end in -Lina.

For more information, please see:

- https://www.tevu-darzelis.lt/vaiku-vardai/Lina/ (in Lithuanian)
- http://www.vardai.org/vardo-reiksme/Lina/ (in Lithuanian)
- http://day.lt/vardai/Lina (in Lithuanian)
- (general): https://www.linkedin.com/pub/dir/?first=Lina&last=&search=Zoeken
- https://lt.linkedin.com/pub/dir/Lina/+/lt-0-Litouwen (lists only bearers living in Lithuania).
Lucille  4/23/2017
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Lina Medina is a Peruvian woman who became the youngest confirmed mother in medical history, giving birth at the age of five years, seven months, and 17 days. She lives in Lima, the capital of Peru.
cutenose  1/15/2017
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Lina Kuduzović is a Slovenian singer and the youngest ever winner of the Got Talent show — in 2010 she won the first season of Slovenia's Got Talent when she was only 7 years old. In 2015 Kuduzović represented Slovenia at the Junior Eurovision Song Contest, with her song "Prva ljubezen". She ended 3rd with 112 points, marking Slovenia's best result in any Eurovision event.
cutenose  1/9/2017
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Lina is an elegant name! Another (perhaps even more intriguing and more unusual) version of the same name is Linna.
― Anonymous User  8/4/2016
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Lina is the name of a character from The Princess and Curdie by George MacDonald (the sequel to The Princess and the Goblin). She is a monstrous but friendly beast who assists Curdie.
Buneary  3/29/2016
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Seems plain and ugly to me.
― Anonymous User  3/16/2016
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Lina is the name of the main character in The City of Ember, The People of Sparks, and The Diamond of Darkhold by Jeanne DuPrau.
Aili_Helen  10/27/2015
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Lina Schiller (also known as Kira Hitomiko) is a character in Inazuma Eleven.
― Anonymous User  3/23/2015
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The Arabic meaning is "palm tree" or "tender".
― Anonymous User  8/22/2014
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My name is Adelina and I go by Lina. I'm from Russia.
― Anonymous User  3/21/2014
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I prefer Lena.
― Anonymous User  6/11/2013
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Not only in Sweden but other parts of Europe, as short form for Carolina
(pronounced leena).
― Anonymous User  11/20/2012
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Lina Lamont was the actress with the awful voice on the classic movie "Singin' in the Rain." In spite of this connotation I find the name quite beautiful.
Meeke  4/25/2012
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I love this name! It's so sweet and cute but still won't outgrow a little girl. I really would use this name! :D
adrenalinekat  6/17/2011
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Lina Leandersson (born 27 September 1995) is a Swedish child actress. She starred as Eli in "Let the Right One in".
Lunar_Wolf  9/8/2010
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Lina is also used in Croatia. [noted -ed]
goricar  7/25/2010
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Lina may also derive from the Germanic element linde "soft, tender", or it could be a feminine form of Linus.
goricar  7/25/2010
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Lina Wertmuller, Italian film maker.
Anton  3/13/2010
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In the book The Luxe, this is the nickname for the maid-turned-society girl Carolina.
margs66  3/22/2009
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Estonian for flax.
elilont  8/10/2008
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A diminutive suffix, like the French -ette, which is favorable and positive.
rogerelisabeth  5/2/2008
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Lina Mayfleet, main character (one of two) of the book The City of Ember, and its sequel, The People of Sparks.
Luanna  1/24/2008
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Lina Basquette (1907-1994), actress known more for her affairs than her acting. Said to be a favorite of Adolf Hitler's: "Maybe if I hadn't been so fastidious I could have changed history, but, oh, that body odor of his!"
cateyedsnake  8/27/2007
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Lina Medina is the youngest confirmed mother in medical history. She gave birth at the age of 5 years, 7 months and 21 days.
Florabel  7/4/2007
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Also a girls name in Slovenia.
earthnut  7/3/2007
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I've always heard this pronounced LEE-na, although I suppose it could be LIE-na if the full name ended that way.
Aqua  4/28/2007
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"Lina" could be a short form of Alina.
iva_toneva  2/3/2007
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Lina Inverse is the heroine in the manga/anime Slayers.
Jeana Bradbury  11/21/2006
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Joan Fontaine's character in Hitchcock's "Suspicion" is called Lina.
― Anonymous User  11/1/2006
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Lina (LEE-nah) is a common short form of Karolina in Sweden. But Lina is also used as a formal name.
Ylva  5/17/2006
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It's the main character in The City of Ember and also in The Wheel on the School.
lunalovegood  1/8/2006
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This is the acronym for the Life Insurance Company of North America.
wiswina  8/17/2005

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