Origin of the name Aina

Aina is a given name that is found in multiple cultures. It is typically a female name in Japan, Latvia, Bangladesh, and Scandinavia, and a female name in Nigeria. Aina is a variant of Aino in Scandinavia, and means "always." In Latvia, the name Aina means "view, sight", and is a variant of the male name Ainārs. In Japan, the name combines the Japanese words 愛 (ai) "love, affection" and 菜 (na) "vegetables, greens". In Bangladesh, Aina is the Bengali word for "mirror."