Lina, a girl's name, is more than just a nickname for names like Paulina and Angelina. In Arabic, this name means "small palm tree," while in Greek it means "sunlight" and is also a reference to the olive crown worn by heroes. As a Persian name, Lina can mean "light," "ray of sunlight," or "beautiful girl," all of which are perfect for describing how much baby brightens up your life. Lina can also be spelled as Lena, which is used as a nickname for names like Helena and Marlena.
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