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]

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] [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
Dinah
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Dine
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See also Dineke, Dinna, Tîna

For male forms see Dinus

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

  • In the Old Testament, Dina is the daughter of Jakob and Lea

Namesakes

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

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Norway Norway[10]
2235 n.a. 0 n.a.
Denmark Denmark[11]
1660 n.a. 0 n.a.
Sweden Sweden[12]
1046 1302 3 3
Finland Finland[13]
n.a. 423 0 0
  #: 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: [12][11][10][13]

Norwegian Historic Statistics Trend

Norwegian historic statistics for Dina(f)

Sources: [12] [11] [10] [13]

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 Michael Lerche Nielsen: Hvad skal barnet hedde? (2003)
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  11. 11.0 11.1 11.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi