What does Destine mean?
Destine [des-tine] as a girls' name has its root in Old French, and the meaning of the name Destine is "one's certain fortune, fate". Destine is a variant form of Destiny (Old French). Mythology: the Greek deity of fate.
(female) Destile, Detine, ..
(male) Destice, Destide, .. Middle name pairings:
Destine Janiah (D.J.), ..
How popular is Destine?
Destine is an uncommon first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#47210 out of 150436, Top 31%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Destine entered the list in 1995 and reached its highest rank of #1608 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Destine listed in the Top 2000 are Destinee (#1232 the previous year), Destiney, Destini, Destinie and Destiny (#189). Other variants, like Destina, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Destine was at its peak in 2001 (adoption of 0.91%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.12%, ▼86.4%).
Destine is pronounced similarly to Dustan and Dustin. Other recommended names are Austine, Austyne, Berdine, Bertine, Bettine, Celine, Cesarine, Daline, Darline, Deane, Deanne▼, Debbie▼, Dedie, Delaina, Delaine, Delainy, Delayne, Delcina, Delcine, Delfin, Delfine, Deline, Delline, Deloise, Delsine (see Dulce), Dene, Denice▼, Denize, Derine, Derrine, Desaree, Desire, Desirea, Desme, Desmona, Desyre, Devenne, Devvin, Dorine, Dulsine, Dustie, Ernestine▼, Fantine, Faustine, Feyline, Gerdine, Helaine, Jeanine▼, Jestina, Jestine, Josline, Justene, Justine▼, Justyne, Kristine▼, Krystine, Leoline, Leonine, Leontine, Lexine, Lusine, Melaine, Meline, Melvine, Perline, Petrine, Rasine, Rosine, Selestine, Verine, Verline, Yasmine▼ and Yosline. These names tend to be more commonly used than Destine.See names in meaning and etymology.