Tina (given name)

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Tina is a female given name. It originates from Old English Tyne/Tyna/Tina, meaning river. It is also a diminutive for names such as Albertina, Bettina, Christina, Christine, Kristina, Martina, Valentina, etc. Its masculine counterpart is Tino. In Finland and Estonia, the name is written as Tiina.

In the Russian language, Tina (Ти́на) is a diminutive of the male first names Aventin[1] and Avgustin[2] and the female first names Aventina[1] and Avgustina.[2]


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  1. ^ a b Petrovsky, p. 34
  2. ^ a b Petrovsky, p. 32


  • Н. А. Петровский (N. A. Petrovsky). "Словарь русских личных имён" (Dictionary of Russian First Names). ООО Издательство "АСТ". Москва, 2005. ISBN 5-17-002940-3