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Tarina means 'story' in Finnish. Very pretty name.
-- Yippal  11/4/2006
The jeweler Tarina Tarantino is a famous bearer.
-- Psycho_Princess  11/22/2006
Tarina could also be used as a short form of Catarina or Katarina, variant versions of Catherine, which mean `pure` in Greek.
-- Kezza  4/23/2008
This is actually a very pretty name despite sounding made up and everything. In Finnish, this word means 'story', as in a fictional story. It wouln't be used as a name by any sane person, and I don't think it would even be legal here, but the pronunciation of the word is ''TUH-ri-nah'', and that would sound nice enough for this name, as well as ''TA-ri-nah'' would. The name could even be turned into Tarinna and pronounced with a short and stressed ''e'' sound, and it would be nice.
-- slight night shiver  5/8/2008
Tarina is a perfectly legitimate name in Finland, though not very common. It has been used through all of the 20th century and this decade hasn't so far shown any notable drop in its popularity.
-- nenmo  7/28/2008
Tarina is a beautiful, sexy name!

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-- italiannames  9/21/2009
Pretty, rare, and a beautiful meaning.
Can you ask for anything else?
-- Alora  1/2/2010
In Ireland Tarina means hill and is a variation of Tara. I love my name now that I'm older. I pronounce it Tuh-ree-nuh.
-- tarinamarie  2/8/2015
Stunning, stunning name. I've never ever heard of it before. I'm so happy to have discovered this name! (:
-- Anonymous User  7/3/2015
My name actually is Tarina so I suppose my parents weren't sane as suggested by one? It's actually pronounced Tar-ena.
-- Tarina_k  11/12/2015
When I asked my mother where the name Tarina came from, she explained that in the mid 80's she was an avid Dungeons and Dragons player, and that Tarina was the name of her favorite character that she used and the character was a powerful sorceress. So I always thought that was cool and I tell people that story when they ask about my name. I had no idea that it means 'story' or 'fictional story' in Finnish. Ireland also defines Tarina as Hill. I usually do not go by my full first name. I prefer Tari (pronounced Terry) from friends and family. As far as I know, two children have been named after me because the name is so beautiful. I really like my very rare and unique name.
-- TarinaWest  5/14/2016

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