Meaning and Origin of Kalina - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Kalina

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Hawaiian : Unblemished

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • Polish, Czech, and German : from the personal name Kalina, derivative of various personal names, in particular Latin Calixtus (see Kalista) or Aquilinus (see Aquilino).
  • Polish, Czech, and Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : from Slavic kalina ‘guelder rose’, ‘snowball tree’. As a Polish and Czech name it is probably topographic; as a Jewish name it is more likely ornamental.
  • Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic) : habitational name from a place called Kalina or Kalino.