Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. A-LEEN(French) a-LEE-nee(Portuguese) ə-LEEN(English)  [key·IPA]

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 & CulturesAlina(Belarusian) Adelina, Evelina(Bulgarian) Adéla, Evelína(Czech) Ada, Evelien, Eveline(Dutch) Evelin(Estonian) Aada, Ada, Eveliina(Finnish) Adele, Ava, Ada, Alina, Evelin(German) Adela, Adelina, Ava, Avelina, Aveza, Avila, Ada(Germanic) Evelina(Greek) Adél, Ada, Evelin(Hungarian) Eibhlín, Eileen, Aileen(Irish) Adele, Adelina, 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) Evelina, Evy(Swedish) Alina(Ukrainian)


People think this name is

classic   youthful   formal   upper class   natural   wholesome   delicate   refined   strange   simple   serious   nerdy  

Name Days

Austria: August 28
France: October 20
Latvia: July 7


Entry updated May 29, 2020