What does Dina mean?
Dina /di-na/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Dina's name origins are Hebrew, Old English, Old German and French, and the meaning of Dina is "decoration; valley; justified; spear ruler". Dina is a variant transcription of Adena (Hebrew). Dina is also a variant of Dena (Old English): version of Deana and Dina. Dina is also used as a form of Dinah (Hebrew) and Geraldine (Old German, French).
Dina▼ has 38 more related forms via Adena, Dena, Dinah, Geraldine: Adene, Adina, Adinah, Deane, Dene, Deneen, Denica, Dinora, Dinorah, Geralda, Geraldeen, Geraldene, Geraldina, Geralyn▼, Geralynn, Geralynne, Gerdene, Gerdine, Geri▼, Gerianna, Gerianne, Gerilynn, Gerri, Gerrilyn, Gerroldine, Gerry▼, Giralda, Jeraldeen, Jeraldene, Jeraldine▼, Jeralee, Jere, Jeri▼, Jerilene, Jerrie▼, Jerrileen, Jerroldeen and Jerry▼.Kreatif forms: Dadina, Dinada, Dinal. [more]
How popular is Dina?
Dina is a very popular first name for females (#583 out of 4276, Top 14%) and also a very popular last name for both adults and children (#25374 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Dina for girls. Dina was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its apex position of #279 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not found in the list currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Popular related forms of Dina rated in the Top 1000 are Deana, Deanna, Deena, Dena, Deneen, Dinah, Geraldine, Geralyn, Geri, Gerri, Gerry, Jeraldine, Jeri, Jerrie and Jerry. Variants like Geralda are seldom used. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.381%) and have become much less widespread since, with forms like Deanna, Gerry, Jeraldine, Jeri and Jerrie falling out of style. Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Dina and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dina▼ is alike in pronunciation to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Dana▼, Danae, Danah, Danay, Danea, Dani, Dania▼, Danna▲, Dany, Danya, Dawna, Dayna▼, Denae, Denay, Deni, Deona, Dhana, Diahna, Diana▲, Dianna▼, Digna, Dinae, Dinay, Dinny, Dinya, Diona, Dionna, Dona▼, Donia, Donna▼, Donya, Duana, Duena, Duna, Dwana and Dyana. Other recommended similar baby names are Aina, Bina, Dama, Dane, Dian▼, Diane▼, Diann▼, Dila, Dion, Dione, Dita, Diza, Drina, Fina, Gina▼, Jina, Kina, Lina▼, Mina▼, Nina, Rina, Sina▼, Tina▼, Vina▼, Wina and Zina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dina.