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Meaning of Elina

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Meaning

The name Elina has the following meaning:

Light. Remains highly visible throughout the years due to the legendary beauty of Helen of Troy. Her beauty caused her to be abducted, leading to the Trojan War. As the saying goes, she was "the face that launched a thousand ships". The name stayed popular throughout the ages, spawning many famous personalities such as Helen Keller and Helen Reddy.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Elina is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Elina for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Helen, of which the name Elina is a variant.
USA baby name statistics

Origins

The name Elina is very likely a(n) Russian variant of the name Helen.

See other suggested Russian girl baby names.

You might also like to see the other variants of the name Helen.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Elina and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Elina: Boys - Alek, Dardanus, Myron, Girls - Daira, Thalia, Both genders - Agnes, Alpha, Andra, Andrew, Angel, Barbara

Variants

The name Elina is a variant of Helen. Other popular variants of the name Helen are: Alena (Russian), Alyena (Russian), Eileen (Irish), Elaina, Elaine (English), Eleanor (French), Eleaonora (Swedish), Elena (Spanish), Elina (Russian), Eliora (Israeli), Ellen (Dutch), Elna (Danish), Haliana (Polish), Halina (Polish), Helena (Latin), Helene (French), Hellen (English), Helli (Finnish), Ilona (Hungarian), Lene (Norwegian)

Style

We think the name Elina should fall under the following style category: Traditional.

See other Traditional girl names

Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Elina to be: A pretty upper-class woman who is well-educated

In one word, you might describe Elina as a(n) "well-educated" person.

See other "well-educated" names for girls.

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