Polina (given name)

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Gender Female
Word/name Russian
Region of origin Russia
Other names
Related names Polly

Polina is a Russian feminine given name. It is sometimes a short form of the name Appolinaria, a feminine form of the ancient Greek name Appollinaris, a name derived from the god Apollo.[1][2] Appollinaris is the name of several ancient Christian saints.

Polina could also be seen as a variant spelling of the name Paulina, a feminine form of the name Paul. Polina was the second most popular name given to baby girls born in Moscow, Russia in 2007.[3]

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  1. ^ 20knames.com
  2. ^ Behind the Name
  3. ^ MN Weekly (Russia) Moscow News Weekly Retrieved on May 18, 2008