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What does Dina mean?

Dina /di-na/ as a name for girls. Dina's name origins are Hebrew, Old English and Old German, and the meaning of Dina is "decoration; valley; justified; spear ruler". Dina is a variant form 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).


Dina has 9 variants: Deana, Deanna, Deena, Denah, Denia, Denna, Denni, Dyna and Dynah.

Dina has 7 more related forms via Adena, Dena, Dinah, Geraldine: Adina, Adinah, Deane, Dene, Denica, Dinora and Dinorah.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Dida, Didna, ..

(male) Dinadi, Dinai, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Presented below is the birth name history of Dina for girls. Dina reached its apex position of #282 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, and is at #1512 presently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Popular related forms of Dina (#1512 from current records) rated in the Top 2000 are Adina (#1519 from current records), Deana, Deane, Deanna (#1105), Deena, Dena, Denna, Dinah and Geraldine (#1426). Other variants, like Dynah, are seldom used. These relations of Dina reached the top of their popularity in the 1930s (adoption of 0.5%) and have become much less widespread since, with forms like Geraldine becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dina, Adina, Deana, Deane, Deanna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deena, Dena, Denna, Dinah, Geraldine in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Dina is alike in pronunciation to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Dahnya, Daina, Dana, Danae, Danay, Danee, Danie, Danny, Dawna, Dayna, Deeana, Deenya, Denny, Deonna, Digna, Dinya, Diona, Donia, Donya, Duayna, Duna and Dwana. Other recommended 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.