Tina Name Meaning & Origin

Tina

Pronunciation: TEE-nə (key)

Origin of the name Tina:

Short form of Christina (a Christian, a follower of Christ), Tina is also bestowed as an independent given name.

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Comments and insights on the name Tina: | Edit

Nita and Tina are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.

In addition to Christina (listed in the origin above), Tina is occasionally short for other names like Bettina, Martina, Valentina, Ernestina, Celestina, Concettina,Rocchetina(pronounced - Rock-ea-tina - derived from Rocca). ' ina ' (female) ' ino ' used as suffix to a noun indicating small in the Italian language.

Personal experiences with the name Tina: | Edit

I've known 2 women named Tina and they were both (deleated)

Nicknames for Tina: | Edit

Teen, Teeny, T

Meanings and history of the name Tina: | Edit

The name Tina, it's origin is Latin (tee nah) the meaning of Tina is "Follower of Christ" which was also taken from the name Christina. This name was also used a lot in the 60's.
My name is Tina an when I was a little girl there were many Tina's and today it has lost it's popularity. I love my name and I hope this helps everyone

Famous real-life people named Tina: | Edit

Tina Barrett, singer from the band S Club 7
Tina Cole, actress (My Three Sons)
Tina Connelly, Canadian track and field athlete
Tina Cullen, English field hockey forward
Tina Fey, American writer and actress
Tina Harris, American R 'n' B singer
Tina Livanos, daughter of the Greek shipping magnate Stavros Livanos
Tina Louise, actress (Gilligan's Island)
Tina Peters, German field hockey player
Tina Rättyä, Finnish heptathlete
Tina Turner, singer
Tina Yothers, former child star (Family Ties)
Tina Karol, Ukrainian singer
Tina Tran, Australian singer who competed on Australian Idol

Tina in song, story & screen: | Edit

Mambo No. 5 by Lou Bega ("...a little bit bit of Tina is what I see...")
Tina Armstrong, a video game character from Dead or Alive
Tina Branford, a fictional character from the video game Final Fantasy VI
Tina Cohen-Chang, character on Fox's comedy drama Glee
Tina Rex, A Tyrannosaurus from Amazing World of Gumball
Tina Marie -- a Perry Como song
Tina, Casey's coach in Ice Princess
Tina Belcher, character in Bob’s Burgers

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