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in the U.S.
since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dima

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  • According to a user from Saudi Arabia, the name Dima is of Arabic origin and means "It means the rain that lasts for a little time".

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Notable Persons Named Dima

Dima Bilan is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and soul music musician. He plays Human voice, Accordion, and Piano. He has been prominent since 2000. Dima was given the name Viktor Nikolaevich Belan on December 24th, 1981.


Dominique Hourani is a singing, actor, model (people), and designer. Dominique was given the name Dima Youssef ElHourani on August 7th, 1985 in Beirut.


Dima Bashar is a pop music musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Dima was given the name Dima bint Bashar Arafat Qadri on October 10th, 2000 in Nablus.


Dima was born on July 14th, 1971 in Syria.


Dima Kandalaft is an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2003 to present. Dima was born on January 3rd, 1979 in Damascus.


Dima was born on May 10th, 1954 in St.Petersburg, Russia.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Dima

Valentin Dima is a soccer player for the CS Juventus București, CS Concordia Chiajna, ACS Inter Olt Slatina, and CS Municipal Studențesc Iași. Valentin was born on June 25th, 1989 in Bucharest.


Constance was born on August 18th, 1948 in Kastoria.


Igor Dima is a soccer player for the Speranța Nisporeni, FC Sheriff-2 Tiraspol, FC Sheriff Tiraspol, FC Tiraspol, FC Saxan, Moldova national under-17 football team, Moldova national under-19 football team, and Moldova national under-21 football team. Igor was born on February 11th, 1993 in Tiraspol.


Cătălin Dima is an athlete for the AS Voinţa Snagov.


Marius Dima is an athlete for the ACS Dacia Unirea Brăila.


Dragoş Dima is an athlete for the SC Bacău (2010).


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Popularity of Dima as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dima U.S.
  White 83.59% 64.26%
  African American 10.61% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.26% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 4.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dima

People with the last name Dima are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Dima

  • How Popular is the name Dima? Dima is the 20,152nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Dima was the 52,383rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dima have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 348 babies born with the first name Dima in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dima to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dima? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1983 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dima first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dima is Sunday, June 13th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Dima born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dima was in 2016 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Dima: Your name in reverse order is Amid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iamd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dima? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 396 people with the last name Dima.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dima? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dima as their last name since less than 1 person in 769k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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