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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dineen

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dashing, the romantic you!

I is for inclusive, never leaving others out

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for notable, distinguished are your feats

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dineen

Kevin Dineen is a hockey player. He was most active from 1984 to 2002. Kevin was born on October 28th, 1963 in Quebec City.

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Bill Dineen is a hockey player. He was most active from 1953 to 1971. Bill was born on September 18th, 1932 in Arvida, Quebec.

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Gord Dineen is an athlete. His career lasted from 1982 to 2000. Gord was born on September 21st, 1962 in Toronto.

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Molly Dineen is a television documentary director, cinematographer, producer, television documentary, television documentarydirector, and cinematographerand producer. Molly was born on March 7th, 1959 in Toronto.

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Donal was born Donal Dineen on May 5th, 1969 in County Kerry.

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Peter Dineen is an athlete. His career lasted from 1980 to 1991. Peter was born on November 19th, 1960 in Kingston, Ontario.

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Popularity of Dineen as a first name

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Popularity of Dineen as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dineen U.S.
  White 95.95% 64.26%
  African American 0.42% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.52% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.16% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.81% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.14% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dineen

People with the last name Dineen are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dineen

  • How Popular is the name Dineen? Dineen is the 17,784th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dineen was the 10,434th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dineen have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 430 babies born with the first name Dineen in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dineen 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 Dineen? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1950 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Dineen first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dineen is Friday, January 23rd, 1925.
  • What year had the most people named Dineen born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dineen was in 1964 with a total of 68 babies.
  • Random Dineen Factoid: According to the 1964 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dineen is not a popular baby girl's name in Connecticut. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Connecticut have the same name as you in 1964.
  • Weird things about the name Dineen: Your name in reverse order is Neenid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndeeni. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dineen? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,083 people with the last name Dineen.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dineen? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Dineen as their last name.

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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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