Tina (given name)

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Tina is a female given name. It is diminutive for names such as Albertina, Bettina, Christina, Christine, Kristina, Martina, Valentina, Faustina, etc. Its masculine counterpart is Tino or Tin. In Finland and Estonia, the name is written as Tiina . The word itself may have originated from Old English Tyne/Tyna/Tina, meaning river .


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. 1 2 Petrovsky, p. 34
  2. 1 2 Petrovsky, p. 32