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pinWhat does Dino mean?

Dino /di-no/ as a boys' name is pronounced DEE-no. It is of Italian and Spanish origin. Short form ending of names like Bernardino. Also a diminutive of Dean. Movie producer Dino DeLaurentiis.


Dino has 4 different relations via Bernardino, Dean: Deane, Deen, Dene and Deyn.

Kreatif forms: Deeno, Duno, Dyno. [more]

pinHow popular is Dino?

Dino is a somewhat prominent first name for men (#893 out of 1220, Top 73%) and an even more prominent last name for both adults and children (#28648 out of 150436, Top 19%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the baby name popularity of Dino for boys. Dino entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak rank of #493 in the U.S. during 1960-1969, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dino name in U.S.

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

Dean (#221 via latest list) and Deane are the popular alternative forms of Dino. Other forms, like Deyn, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Dino was well-received among parents during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.47%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.26%, 45.1%), with the version Dino becoming less in vogue. Dean is more familiar than the rest. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Dino and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Dino, Dean, Deane in U.S.

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

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Dino is pronounced similarly to Dana, Dani, Danie, Dannie, Danno, Danny, Danya, Denney, Dennie, Denny, Dionio, Donau, Donnie and Donny. Other recommended similar baby names are Dain, Daine, Dan, Dane, Dann, Dayne, Deion, Den, Deon, Deonn, Deyon, Dima, Dingo, Dion, Doan, Doane, Dom, Don, Donn, Donne, Duane, Dunn, Dunne, Dwain, Dwaine, Dwane, Gino, Jino, Lino, Pino, Tino and Zino. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dino.