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What does Dyna mean?

Dyna Pronunciation of Dyna [dy-na] as a name for girls is a Hebrew and Old German name, and the name Dyna means "justified; spear ruler". Dyna is an alternate spelling of Dinah (Hebrew). Dyna is also a variant of Geraldine (Old German): feminine of Gerald.

Associated with: spear (warrior), ruler (queen).


Dyna has 4 variants: Deena, Dena, Dina and Dynah.

1 more related form via Dinah, Geraldine: Dinora.

Creative forms:
(female) Dynai, Dyra, ..

(male) Dyle, Dyno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dyna Siena (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dyna?

Dyna is an uncommon given name for women. Dyna is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Dina (#1459 a year ago), Geraldine (#1653), Dinah, Deena and Dena are the popular varying forms of Dyna (unlisted) rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Dyna were favored as birth names 9 decades ago (average #1096) and have become significantly less conventional since (#1822, 97.8%), with versions such as Geraldine becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Dyna is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Danay, Danee, Daney, Dania, Danna, Dannah, Dannia, Dany, Dayana, Deana, Deni, Denia, Denna, Denni, Deonna, Diana, Dinae, Dinay, Dinny, Diona, Donni, Donya, Duayna and Dwana. Other suggested similar names are Ayana, Bina, Bryna, Buna, Byna, Dama, Dane, Dayha, Dayne, Dea, Dela, Dene, Deva, Dila, Dita, Dola, Drena, Dusa, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann, Dympna, Eena, Ena, Etna, Gana, Gayna, Hena, Ina, Jayna, Jina, Jona, Kena, Lena, Leyna, Lina, Lona, Lyna, Mena, Moyna, Myrna, Nena, Nina, Nyna, Rona, Teyna, Vana, Vyna, Zayna and Zyna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dyna.

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