Meaning and Name Origin
Dina \d(i)-na\ as a name for girls has the meaning "decoration; valley; justified; spear ruler". Dina is a variant of Adena (Hebrew). Dina is also a variant of Dena (Old English): variant 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▼.
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 (#29089 out of 88799, Top 33%). (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. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Dina and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Dina are Deana, Deanna, Deena, Dena, Deneen, Dinah, Geraldine, Geralyn, Geri, Gerri, Gerry, Jeraldine, Jeri, Jerrie and Jerry. These girl names reached the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 and have become much less widespread since, with forms like Deanna, Gerry, Jeraldine, Jeri and Jerrie falling out of style. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
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.