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Dina (F)>

Dina (female)

Diminutive for:Davidina (F) Dinah (F) Donaldina (F) Edwardina (F) Murdina (F) Oswaldina (F)
Can be spelt:Deana (F) Dena (F)
Masculine form:Dino (M)
Source(s): The Oxford Names Companion, OUP
"Scottish Forenames" - Donald Whyte, FGH, FSG
Personal research

1. English as a respelling of or diminutive for Dinah.

2. Scottish as a diminutive for names ending -dina, such as Davidina, Edwardina, etc. Examples are listed above but for a full list, search on *dina on this website. [See also Ina.]

3. Italian feminine form of Dino.