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16k
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432
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Lina

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Wiktionary

Short form of any female name ending in -lina, such as Angelina, Carolina, Evelina. It can also be construed as a rare feminine form of Linus.

  1. A female given name, occasionally used in English.

Lina was also found in the following language(s): Danish, Faroese, German, Italian, Norman, Norwegian, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Lina

Lina was born on September 27th, 1933 in Ticrapo, Peru.

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Lina Esco is an actress, activist, producer, and director. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Lina was born Lina Esco on May 14th, 1985 in Miami, Florida, U.S.

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Lina was given the name Lina Mathilde von Osten on June 14th, 1911 in Fehmarn, Germany. Lina is also known as Lina Manninen. She left this life on August 14th, 1985.

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Lina was given the name Rosa María Almirall Martínez on June 25th, 1954 in Barcelona. Lina is also known as Betty Carter, Jean Collins, Candice Coster, Candy Coster, Lennie Hayden, Lulu Laverne, Lulú Laverne, Jane Morgan, and Linan Romay. She passed away on February 15th, 2012.

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Lina Inverse is an animanga character.

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Lina Leandersson is an actor and actress. Her ongoing career started in 2008. Lina was born on September 27th, 1995 in Falun.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Lina

Lina is a singing, actor, singer, and actress. Lina was given the name Lee Ji-yeon on February 18th, 1984 in South Korea.

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Zhao Lina is a soccer player for the China women's national football team. Zhao was born on September 18th, 1991 in China.

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Yang Lina was an actress and actor. She was most prominent from 1984 to 2000. Yang is also known as Lina Yang. She breathed her last breath on March 20th, 2010.

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Wang was born on February 5th, 1978 in Heilongjiang.

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Ria Lina is a stand-up comedy comedian. Ria was born on June 11th, 1980 in High Wycombe.

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Méddy Lina is a soccer player for the Free agent, Evolucas (Lamentin), and Vannes OC. Méddy was born on January 11th, 1986 in Les Abymes.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 49 49 0
1881 39 39 0
1882 41 41 0
1883 38 38 0
1884 44 44 0
1885 43 43 0
1886 43 43 0
1887 50 50 0
1888 45 45 0
1889 52 52 0
1890 63 63 0
1891 50 50 0
1892 60 60 0
1893 51 51 0
1894 57 57 0
1895 61 61 0
1896 66 66 0
1897 53 53 0
1898 44 44 0
1899 52 52 0
1900 65 65 0
1901 55 55 0
1902 39 39 0
1903 46 46 0
1904 43 43 0
1905 44 44 0
1906 50 50 0
1907 80 80 0
1908 48 48 0
1909 57 57 0
1910 68 68 0
1911 61 61 0
1912 66 66 0
1913 76 76 0
1914 91 91 0
1915 99 99 0
1916 101 101 0
1917 115 115 0
1918 104 104 0
1919 102 102 0
1920 111 111 0
1921 122 122 0
1922 109 109 0
1923 98 98 0
1924 114 114 0
1925 104 104 0
1926 91 91 0
1927 89 89 0
1928 75 75 0
1929 101 101 0
1930 91 91 0
1931 74 74 0
1932 70 70 0
1933 73 73 0
1934 71 71 0
1935 70 70 0
1936 48 48 0
1937 76 76 0
1938 70 70 0
1939 64 64 0
1940 62 62 0
1941 62 62 0
1942 53 53 0
1943 67 67 0
1944 54 54 0
1945 53 53 0
1946 57 57 0
1947 73 73 0
1948 100 100 0
1949 74 74 0
1950 65 65 0
1951 70 70 0
1952 59 59 0
1953 70 70 0
1954 52 52 0
1955 88 88 0
1956 79 79 0
1957 82 82 0
1958 89 89 0
1959 92 92 0
1960 77 77 0
1961 81 81 0
1962 63 63 0
1963 113 113 0
1964 83 83 0
1965 98 98 0
1966 93 93 0
1967 113 113 0
1968 86 86 0
1969 99 99 0
1970 97 97 0
1971 91 91 0
1972 92 92 0
1973 96 96 0
1974 102 102 0
1975 107 107 0
1976 119 119 0
1977 117 117 0
1978 102 102 0
1979 122 122 0
1980 152 152 0
1981 132 132 0
1982 131 131 0
1983 130 130 0
1984 125 125 0
1985 128 123 5
1986 141 141 0
1987 152 152 0
1988 137 137 0
1989 148 148 0
1990 153 153 0
1991 171 171 0
1992 186 186 0
1993 161 161 0
1994 162 162 0
1995 163 163 0
1996 177 177 0
1997 190 190 0
1998 160 160 0
1999 197 197 0
2000 180 180 0
2001 215 215 0
2002 224 224 0
2003 251 251 0
2004 274 274 0
2005 250 250 0
2006 264 264 0
2007 279 279 0
2008 299 299 0
2009 280 280 0
2010 314 314 0
2011 309 309 0
2012 354 354 0
2013 304 304 0
2014 363 363 0
2015 327 327 0
2016 334 334 0
2017 372 372 0

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Popularity of Lina as a first name

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Popularity of Lina as a last name

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Common last names for Lina

  • Smith
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  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Miller
  • Anderson
  • Moore
  • Davis
  • Jackson
  • Lopez
  • Hill
  • Schmidt
  • Martin
  • Fischer
  • Garcia

Common first names for Lina

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lina U.S.
  White 46.99% 64.26%
  African American 3.47% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 25.23% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 21.53% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lina

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

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Fun Facts about the name Lina

  • How Popular is the name Lina? Lina is the 1,923rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Lina was the 48,800th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Lina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,773 babies born with the first name Lina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Lina to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Lina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 49 new born babies.
  • When was Lina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Lina is Thursday, December 27th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Lina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Lina was in 2017 with a total of 372 babies.
  • Random Lina Factoid: According to the 2017 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Lina is not a popular baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 2017.
  • Weird things about the name Lina: Your name in reverse order is Anil. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nila. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 432 people with the last name Lina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Lina as their last name since less than 1 person in 667k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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