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What does Bina mean?

Bina Pronunciation of Bina [bi-na] as a girls' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Bina is "knowledge, insight". Also short form of Albina, Sabina, etc.

Associated with: knowledge (wisdom).


Bina has 2 variants: Binah and Buna.

3 more related forms via Albina, Sabina: Byna, Savina and Sebina.

Creative forms:
(female) Beena, Bida, ..

(male) Bine, Biney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Bina Erin (B.E.), ..

How popular is Bina?

Bina is a rare first name for women but a very popular surname for all people (#25564 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Bina entered the list in 1880-1889 and reached its apex rank of #943 in the U.S. then, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bina name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Bina outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Bina ranked in the Top 2000 are Sabina, Buna and Albina. Other forms, like Sebina, are uncommon. These relations of Bina were favored as baby names in the 1890s (average #894), but now, the form Albina has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Bina, Albina, Buna, Sabina in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Sabina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Bina is alike in pronunciation to Banee, Bena, Benni, Benny, Bianey, Binnie, Binny, Bogna, Bonie, Bonni, Bonny, Buena, Bunni and Bunny. Other recommended names are Aina, Amina, Arna, Auina, Bama, Beda, Berna, Bibi, Billa, Bindy, Bit, Bitta, Bora, Bria, Brina, Bruna, Brya, Dina, Diona, Elina, Ena, Erina, Fina, Gana, Giana, Gina, Hana, Idina, Jina, Jinna, Kina, Lina, Linna, Lona, Mina, Mona, Neina, Nina, Qiana, Raina, Riana, Rina, Rona, Siana, Signa, Sina, Tana, Tiana, Tina, Tona, Trina, Unna, Vina, Viona, Vyna, Wina, Yana, Yona, Zana, Zina and Zona. These names tend to be more frequently used than Bina.

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