Other Origin(s):Greek, Russian
Tinka is a girl’s name of Russian and Latin origin. It may be a shortened form of the Russian name Katinka, itself a variant of Katerina, which derives from the Greek Catherine, meaning “pure.” Tinka may also derive from the Latin name Celeste, which has its roots in the word caelestis, meaning “heavenly.” Both beautiful meanings that are sure to fit your little gift from the heavens! Tinka is the name of a character in the Disney Channel show Shake It Up.
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