Name: Malina

Origin and Meaning of the Name Malina

  • Meaning:
    Of Magdala
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    (mah LEE nah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Malina

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    English and Polish speaking countries
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    Form of Magdalene influenced by the Swedish Malin and the Danish Malena. Infrequently used.
    Also the Polish word for "raspberry".
    It may also be a variant of Malcolmina, the feminine form of Malcolm.

    Malina is a solar deity in Inuit mythology. She is found most commonly in the legends of Greenland that link her closely with the lunar deity Anningan, her brother.

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