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What does Destine mean?

Destine Pronunciation of 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.

Associated with: fortune (blessed), fate (life).


7 relations via Destiny: Destanee, Destina, Destinee, Destiney, Destini, Destinie and Destyni.

Creative forms:
(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)

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

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

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%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Destine, Destinee, Destiney, Destini, Destinie, Destiny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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