Inna (given name)

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Inna
Gender female
Origin
Word/name Russian
Region of origin Russia

Inna (Инна) is a Russian given name. It was the name of an early East Orthodox male martyr (see ru:Инна, Пинна и Римма), but is currently used as a feminine name only.[1] Inna was the fourth most popular name given to baby girls born in Moscow, Russia in 2007.[2] In ancient Greece, the name Ἴννα (Inna) is also attested[3] (probably from ἴννην innen, meaning "little girl"[4]), however a connection with the Russian Inna has not been confirmed.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ 20knames.com
  2. ^ MN Weekly (Russia) Moscow News Weekly Retrieved on May 18, 2008
  3. ^ Lexicon of Greek Personal Names, Oxford
  4. ^ ἴννην, Henry George Liddell, Robert Scott, A Greek-English Lexicon, at Perseus Digital Library