Dina

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Female Female Name

Usage

Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Sweden Swedish
Finland Finnish
Faroe Islands Faroese
Greenland Greenlandic

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Origin and Meaning

1) Short form of names ending with -dina, -dine, -drina, -drine (see also -dina) [1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9]

2a) Hebrew דִּינָה (dina) = 'judge, judging one' [1] [2] [8]

2b) Hebrew דִּינָה (dina) = 'judged' [3] [4] [6]

2c) Hebrew דִּינָה (dina) = 'law suit, judgment' [3] [5] [6] [10] [9]

2d) Hebrew דִּינָה (dina) = 'judgment, justice' [7]

Related Names

Diina
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Finish
Diinná
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Sami
Dina
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Danish Faroese Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish
Dína
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Icelandic
Dinah
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Dine
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Danish Finish Greenlandic Norwegian Swedish

See also Dineke, Dinna, Tîna

For male forms see Dinus

Matronyms [What's That?]

Male

Dinuson Faroe Islands

Female

Dinudóttir Faroe Islands

Combinations

For combinations see DINA (name element)

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dina
Genitive: Dinas
Faroe Islands - Faroese
Nominative: Dina
Accusative: Dinu
Dative: Dinu
Genitive: Dinu
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dina
Genitive: Dinan
Partitive: Dinaa
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dina
Genitive: Dinas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dina
Genitive: Dinas

Name Day

Norway Norway

30 December

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Strongest Period of Usage

Predominant Regional Usage

Bible

Trivia

  • Main character in the book Dinas bok (Dina's book) by Herbjørg Wassmo (1989)

Statistics

Name Count per Country (What's this?)

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Total Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[12]
2295
n.a.
2295
n.a.
0
n.a.
Sweden Sweden[13]
1197 1482 1194 1479 3 3
Denmark Denmark[14]
1679
n.a.
1679
n.a.
0
n.a.
Finland Finland[15]
n.a.
463
n.a.
463 0 0
Greenland Greenland[16]
69 259
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
Iceland Iceland[17]
4 6
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
n.a.
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Dina (f) Sources: [13][14][12][15]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Dina (f)

Swedish Regional Distribution

Regional distribution of Dina (f) in Sweden in the year 1880. Swedish Regional Distribution for Dina (f)


References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Árni Dahl: Navnabókin (2005)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Rosa und Volker Kohlheim: Duden Lexikon der Vornamen (1998)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Friedrich Wilhelm Weitershaus: Das große Vornamenlexikon (1998)
  5. 5.0 5.1 Patrick Hanks and Flavia Hodges: Oxford Dictionary of First Names (2003)
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Wilfried Seibicke: Historisches Deutsches Vornamenbuch (Band 1-4)
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 8.3 8.4 Eva Villarsen Meldgaard: Den store navnebog (2004)
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 9.3 9.4 Guðrún Kvaran: Nöfn Íslendinga (2011)
  10. 10.0 10.1 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 © Nordic Names (Swedish Statistics - Regional Distribution)
  12. 12.0 12.1 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  13. 13.0 13.1 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  14. 14.0 14.1 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  15. 15.0 15.1 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi
  16. Grønlands Statistik, Statistics office of Greenland, http://www.stat.gl/
  17. Hagstofa Íslands, National statistics office of Iceland, http://www.hagstofan.is/