German, Italian, Slavic
This musical little name is an international favorite with many different origins. A female variant of the Arabic name Ali meaning “noble”, Alina is a light, pretty name that does particularly well in Russia. Eastern-European parents in Poland, Romania and the Ukraine also favor the name thanks to its Slavic root word meaning “light”. Equally pretty variants include Alena, Alleena and Alenah.
Rank in the year 2015
Alina was ranked #385 in the most popular American names of 2015.
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