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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Alin

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  • A submission from India says the name Alin means "Precious" and is of Unknown origin.
  • A user from Denmark says the name Alin is of Romanian origin and means "Consolation, soothing, relief".
  • A user from Washington, United States says the name Alin is of Unknown origin and means "To sooth.".
  • According to a user from Canada, the name Alin is of English origin and means "Light".
  • A submission from North Carolina, United States says the name Alin means "Aline" and is of Spanish origin.
Other origins: Swedish

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Notable Persons Named Alin

Alin Toșca is a soccer player for the FC Steaua București, FC Steaua II București, FC Unirea Urziceni, AFC Săgeata Năvodari, FC Viitorul Constanța, and Romania national under-21 football team. Alin was born on March 14th, 1992 in Alexandria.


Alin Sumarwata is an actress. She was most prominent from 2004 to present.


Alin Stoica is a soccer player for the FB Gulbene, FC Steaua București, R.S.C. Anderlecht, Club Brugge KV, S.S. Robur Siena, FC Progresul București, FC Politehnica Timișoara, K.A.A. Gent, R.E. Mouscron, FC Brașov, FK Vojvodina, ACS Poli Timișoara, CS Concordia Chiajna, and Romania national foo. Alin was born on December 10th, 1979 in Bucharest.


Alin was born on May 3rd, 1983 in Focșani.


Alin was born on February 3rd, 1990 in Botoşani, Romania.


Alin Cârstocea is a soccer player for the FC Viitorul Constanța, FC Voluntari, Romania national under-19 football team, and Romania national under-21 football team. Alin was born on January 16th, 1992 in Năvodari.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Alin

Mohamed Ahmed Alin is a Galmudug.


İskender Alın is a soccer player for the Yeni Malatyaspor, Yimpaş Yozgatspor, İstanbulspor A.Ş., Fenerbahçe S.K., Bakırköyspor, Kartal S.K., İstanbul Başakşehir F.K., Boluspor, and Bucaspor. İskender was born on February 28th, 1984 in Beykoz.


How popular is the baby name Alin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1985 5 0 5
1988 10 5 5
1990 8 8 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 7 0 7
1995 6 0 6
1996 11 6 5
1997 6 0 6
1998 7 7 0
1999 11 11 0
2000 24 17 7
2001 31 24 7
2002 25 18 7
2003 28 20 8
2004 20 14 6
2005 32 23 9
2006 35 29 6
2007 46 38 8
2008 42 34 8
2009 27 20 7
2010 24 19 5
2011 12 12 0
2012 9 9 0
2013 15 15 0
2014 23 16 7
2015 15 15 0
2016 28 20 8
2017 18 13 5

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Popularity of Alin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Alin U.S.
  White 45.09% 64.26%
  African American 22.54% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 13.87% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.89% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 15.61% 16.26%

Of Last Name Alin

People with the last name Alin are most frequently White, African American, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Alin

  • How Popular is the name Alin? Alin is the 15,569th most popular name of all time. As a last name Alin was the 103,655th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Alin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 539 babies born with the first name Alin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Alin to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Alin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1985 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Alin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Alin is Friday, November 2nd, 1883.
  • What year had the most people named Alin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Alin was in 2007 with a total of 38 babies.
  • Random Alin Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Alin is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 5 babies in California have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Alin: Your name in reverse order is Nila. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inal. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Alin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 173 people with the last name Alin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Alin? Alin is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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