Aina

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See also: aina and aína

Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Aina f

  1. A female given name, cognate to English Ann

Finnish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Swedish speaking Finns in 1839. Generally interpreted as a variant of Aino. (Resemblance to aina (always) is a coincidence.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑinɑ]
  • Hyphenation: Ai‧na

Proper noun[edit]

Aina

  1. A female given name.

Declension[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Finland (among Finnish and Swedish speakers) in the end of the 19th century.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1915. From aina (view, sight). Possibly also from the Finnish Aina.

Proper noun[edit]

Aina f

  1. A female given name.

Usage notes[edit]

  • Popular in Latvia during 1925-1950.

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Aina was the only given name of 6264 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.

Norwegian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Finnish Aina in the 19th century.

Proper noun[edit]

Aina

  1. A female given name.

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Finnish Aina, first recorded as a name of Swedish speaking Finns in 1839, in Sweden in 1845.

Proper noun[edit]

Aina

  1. A female given name.
    • 1845 Zachris Topelius, Ljungblommor:
      Sjungit dem för Ellis glädje / Och för Ainas aftontankar
      Sung them for Elli's joy / And for Aina's evening thoughts