Popularity:7405
Origin:Russian
Meaning:Love and affection
The Russian girl’s name Calina means “love and affection.” Another spelling variation of this charming name is Kalina. Kalina is a type of berry that holds great significance in Russian culture. It’s referred to as Kalina krasnaya with the word Kalina describing the berry and Krasnaya with the color red. In the Russian folk culture, the berry is a symbol of love, youth, beauty, and luck. It was also used for medical purposes as an antiseptic, to soothe pain, and treat common colds. With its strong connections of love and aid, Kalina Krasnaya has been the muse of many poems and songs. No matter if you decide to spell the name with a “C” or a “K,” this name will always carry its beautiful meaning.
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