Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-LEEN(French)

Meaning & History

Medieval short form of Adeline. As an English name, in modern times it has sometimes been regarded as a variant of Eileen. This was the name of a popular 1965 song by the French singer Christophe.

Related Names

VariantsLina, Line, Lyna(French) Addie, Addy, Aileen, Alene, Eileen, Ilene, Ilean, Ileen(English)
Other Languages & CulturesAdela, Adelina, Alda, Ava, Avelina, Aveza, Avila, Ada(Ancient Germanic) Alina(Belarusian) Adelina, Evelina(Bulgarian) Adéla, Evelína(Czech) Ada, Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Aada, Ada, Eveliina(Finnish) Adele, Ava, Ada, Alina, Evelin(German) Evelina(Greek) Adél, Ada, Evelin(Hungarian) Eibhlín, Eileen, Aileen(Irish) Adele, Adelina, Alda, Ada, Alina, Evelina, Lina(Italian) Alīna, Evelīna, Ina, Līna(Latvian) Adelė, Evelina(Lithuanian) Ada(Norwegian) Adela, Ada, Alina, Ewelina(Polish) Adela, Adelina, Alina(Romanian) Alina, Evelina(Russian) Aileen(Scottish) Èibhlin(Scottish Gaelic) Adela, Evelína(Slovak) Alina(Slovene) Adela, Adelia, Adelina, Ada, Alina(Spanish) Adelita(Spanish (Latin American)) Evelina, Evy(Swedish) Alina(Ukrainian)


People think this name is

youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   simple   serious  

Name Days

France: October 20
Latvia: July 7


Entry updated May 29, 2020