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What does Tine mean?

Tine Pronunciation of Tine [tine] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of Tine is "follower of Christ; dedicated to Mars". Tine is a variant form of Christina (Latin). Tine is also a derivative of Martina (Latin): feminine of Martin. Tine is also used as a variation of Tina (Latin).

Associated with: dedicated.


11 different relations via Christina, Martina, Tina: Ina, Kit, Stina, Teena, Teenie, Teina, Tena, Teyna, Tinah, Tineke and Tiny.

Creative forms:
(female) Tanne, Tunne, ..

(male) Tike, Tile, ..

Middle name pairings:
Tine Miah (T.M.), ..

How popular is Tine?

Tine is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#37728 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Christina (#333 a year ago), Tina (#1466), Martina (#1635), Tiny, Tena, Stina, Ina, Kit and Teena are the prominent alternative forms of Tine (not in Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Teina, are uncommon. These relations of Tine were popular as baby names in the 1970s (average #1212) and have become much less conventional since (#1714, 96.6%), with forms like Tina going out of style. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Christina, Ina, Kit, Martina, Teena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Tena, Tina, Tiny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Christina, Stina outside U.S.

Similar Names

Tine is alike in pronunciation to Teone, Tiane and Tianne. Other recommended names are Adine, Aine, Aline, Anne, Dane, Dene, Diane, Dione, Eline, Fione, Gene, Ione, Irine, Jaine, Jane, Jone, June, Kine, Laine, Lane, Lene, Liane, Minne, Mone, Oline, Paine, Raine, Reine, Rene, Riane, Signe, Sine, Stine, Tace, Taina, Tana, Tanea, Tanee, Taney, Tani, Tate, Tia, Tiana, Tiani, Tiare, Tilde, Tinie, Tinka, Tiona, Tisa, Tish, Tita, Tobe, Toini, Tona, Tonee, Toney, Toni, Tonie, Tony, Tonye, Tove, Trina, Trine, Trini, Tunke and Winne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Tine.

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