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Girl Name: Dinah

Name: Dinah
Pronunciation: \d(i)-nah\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: justified
Origin: Hebrew
Related Names: Adena
Sounds Like: Denah, Tinah, Danah, Dinay, Dinae
Variant forms: Dena, Dina, Dinora, Dinorah, Dyna, Dynah
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1145


Dinah \d(i)-nah\ as a girl's name is pronounced DYE-nah. It is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Dinah is "justified". May also be considered a short form of names like Claudina. Biblical: Jacob's only daughter. Dina and Dinora are Spanish forms of Dinah. Actresses Dina Merrill, Dinah Shore.

Dinah has 6 variant forms: Dena, Dina, Dinora, Dinorah, Dyna and Dynah.

For more information, see also the related name Adena.

Baby names that sound like Dinah are Denah, Tinah, Danah, Dinay and Dinae.

View a list of the 4 names that reference Dinah.


Dinah is a very popular first name for women (#1145 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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