Meaning of Lina
feminine Diminutive Form Of Charles,Carl
Meaning: A Man
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Lina is a common female name in Sweden, especially among those born after 1980. It was initially used as a shortened form of names such as Carolina, Nikolina, Adelina and Evelina but eventually became a name in its own right. Since -lina is a diminutive suffix, it has no meaning of its own in Swedish.
Lina is also a female name used in Arabic. Its main meaning is 'tender' or 'tenderness'. It also refers to a small young palm tree in Arabic.
The name developed during the mid-19thcentury
Derived literally from the common word 'pageant'.
Lina is a name in both the Arabic and Hausa languages. It is also used as a nickname for names ending in -lina, such as Carolina
Lina Name also appears in following Origin(s): Dutch, Arabic, African, Muslim, Swedish, Romanian, Italian, Scandinavian
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is a Swedish handball player who played for the Norwegian club Larvik HK, and later obtained Norwegian citizenship and played for the Norway women's national handball team.
is an Olympic equestrian sportswoman for China. Her best performance is winning the 2006 National Equestrian (Dressage) Championships. She will compete at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing in the dressage event.