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The first name 

Elina is a female first name.

Elina is a common name for girl.

The name Elina isn’t among the current fashionable names in our top 10 stats, but nonetheless, it’s still very popular and common. In our SmartGenius ranking of all girls names, Elina ranks 984. Recently, out of every 10,000 newborn girls, approximately 2 were named Elina. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Elina.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Elina -
at home in half of America

The odds of living in the same state as someone with the first name Elina are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This girl’s name is quite popular, but not equally so throughout the entire USA. You can meet girls and women with the name Elina in 25 states – that is about every second of all 50 states in the USA, for example in Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut or Florida. In relation to the number of residents, the most women and girls with the first name Elina live in California – here, one in 14,806 bears this beautiful name. In comparison, if we look at all living women and girls in the whole country, only one in 49,517 will turn around if you call her first name Elina.

Elina has 5 letters 
and begins with an E

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter E is neither particularly common nor particularly rare as a first letter for girls' names: 3.9% of all common girls' names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of girls' names, by the way, are A, S and M, while U, X and Q are the least common initials of girls' names.

With five letters, the name Elina is comparatively short. In fact, 17.0% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly five letters. Only 7% of all first names are even shorter, while 75% have more than five letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that with 3.9%, E as the first letter in girls' names is almost as common as all 26 letters on average - and of all the girls' names that start with an E, Elizabeth is the most common.

Other names with 
E, l, i, n and a

If you take all the letters in the name Elina – E, l, i, n and a – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Elian or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Elina

If your name is Elina and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Elina

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Elina, you can simply say:






This is how the name Elina is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Elina in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Elina

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Elina is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Elina

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Elina sounds like this: