Dinah

Dinah - A very unique female name



  Sep 18,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dinah, meaning God will judge, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1911 on position #795. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dinah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dinah? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dinah. The baby girl name Dinah was given to 19 baby girls in 2012, ranking #3030 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 74,382 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dinah peaked in popularity 64 years ago in 1955 on position 478.



Famous with this name

Dinah Manoff
Dinah Collin
Dinah Christie


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Rating: 5/5 (3 people)


Dinah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dinah is currently topping the baby name charts in New Jersey at position #1,219 - and is the least popular in California at position #2,853.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dinah is where you live.


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Dinah origin and meaning

Dinah is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means God will judge. To see famous people named Dinah, pop culture references for the name Dinah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dinah

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dinah, sorted by popularity.

Donna / Diane / Diana / Dawn / Dana / Deanna / Dianne / Dianna / Dena / Dina /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20123030
20113500
20103696
20092953
20084209
20073213
20063277
20043028
20032440
20022163
20012097
20002913
19992429
19982546
19973763
19961846
19952672
19942078
19932515
19922279
19912553
19902659
19891926
19882349
19872171
19862872
19852020
19841563
19832046
19821917
19811592
19801734
19791484
19781540
19771515
19761445
19751271
19742159
19731400
19721245
19711322
19701138
19691190
19681213
19671294
1966932
1965852
1964770
1963760
1962681
1961671
1960569
1959552
1958526
1957524
1956511
1955478
1954520
1953548
1952530
1951522
1950517
1949559
1948605
1947593
1946569
1945609
1944542
1943577
1942658
1941868
19401598
19391619
19381591
19351303
19331614
19321676
19291760
19281622
19271572
19261429
19241723
19231500
19221345
19211384
19191117
19181593
19171364
19161669
19151276
19141195
1912843
1911795

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Jersey1219
New York1796
California2853

Even more about Dinah


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dinah a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dinah?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1955
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Dinah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 74,382
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1911
2012 births +19

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