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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-LEEN(French)
a-LEE-nee(Portuguese)
ə-LEEN(English)
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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.
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(Bulgarian) Adéla(Czech) 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) Adela, Ada, Alina, Ewelina(Polish) Adela, Adelina, Alina(Romanian) Alina(Russian) Aileen(Scottish) Adela(Slovak) Adela, Adelia, Adelina(Spanish) Adelita(Spanish (Latin American)) Evelina, Evy(Swedish) Alina(Ukrainian)

People think this name is

youthful   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   simple   serious  
France: October 20
Latvia: July 7

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