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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dino

"Dino" is a name of Italian origin, and it means "Diminutive form of names ending with -dino". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Wiktionary
  1. (informal) dinosaur.

dino was also found in the following language(s): Catalan, French, and Portuguese

Notable Persons Named Dino

Dean Martin was a singer, actor, comedian, and film producer. Dean was given the name Dino Paul Crocetti on June 7th, 1917 in Steubenville, Ohio. He passed away on December 25th, 1995.

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Dino De Laurentiis was a film producer. His career lasted from 1938 to 2010. Dino was given the name Agostino De Laurentiis on August 8th, 1919 in Torre Annunziata. He breathed his last breath on November 10th, 2010.

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Dino Morea is an actor, model, and producer. His most notable accomplishments were from 2000 to present. Dino was born on December 9th, 1975 in Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

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Dino Zoff is a soccer player for the Udinese Calcio, Mantova F.C., S.S.C. Napoli, Juventus F.C., and Italy national football team. Dino was born on February 28th, 1942 in Mariano del Friuli.

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Dino Stamatopoulos is a writer. He has been prominent since 1992. Dino was given the name Konstantinos Stamatopoulos on December 14th, 1964 in Norridge, Illinois, United States.

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Dino Bravo was a wrestler. Dino was born on August 6th, 1948 in Italy. He passed away on March 10th, 1993.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dino

Dino is a fictional character.

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Danshoku Dino is a wrestler. Danshoku was born on May 18th, 1977.

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Abidin Dino was an artist in the field of painting. Abidin was born Abidin Dino on March 23rd, 1913 in Istanbul. He breathed his last breath on December 7th, 1993.

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Flávio Dino is a politician. Flávio was given the name Flávio Dino de Castro e Costa on April 30th, 1968 in São Luís, Maranhão.

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Al was born on July 21st, 1970 in Jajce.

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Abedin was born on April 5th, 1843 in Preveza. He breathed his last breath on May 9th, 1906.

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How popular is the baby name Dino in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 7 0 7
1913 10 0 10
1914 19 0 19
1915 19 0 19
1916 25 0 25
1917 23 0 23
1918 18 0 18
1919 21 0 21
1920 24 0 24
1921 29 0 29
1922 33 0 33
1923 32 0 32
1924 40 0 40
1925 34 0 34
1926 36 0 36
1927 20 0 20
1928 32 0 32
1929 41 0 41
1930 51 0 51
1931 73 0 73
1932 84 0 84
1933 46 0 46
1934 43 0 43
1935 28 0 28
1936 42 0 42
1937 30 0 30
1938 25 0 25
1939 15 0 15
1940 17 0 17
1941 16 0 16
1942 21 0 21
1943 14 0 14
1944 23 0 23
1945 17 0 17
1946 26 0 26
1947 30 0 30
1948 22 0 22
1949 27 0 27
1950 28 0 28
1951 38 0 38
1952 40 0 40
1953 47 0 47
1954 87 0 87
1955 87 0 87
1956 189 0 189
1957 226 0 226
1958 315 0 315
1959 381 0 381
1960 386 0 386
1961 373 0 373
1962 307 0 307
1963 262 0 262
1964 211 0 211
1965 216 0 216
1966 266 0 266
1967 284 0 284
1968 263 0 263
1969 226 0 226
1970 237 0 237
1971 213 0 213
1972 167 0 167
1973 116 0 116
1974 128 0 128
1975 96 0 96
1976 90 0 90
1977 89 0 89
1978 73 0 73
1979 88 0 88
1980 75 0 75
1981 83 0 83
1982 76 0 76
1983 82 0 82
1984 66 0 66
1985 67 0 67
1986 64 0 64
1987 56 0 56
1988 76 0 76
1989 56 0 56
1990 71 0 71
1991 59 0 59
1992 68 0 68
1993 65 0 65
1994 57 0 57
1995 61 0 61
1996 61 0 61
1997 56 0 56
1998 54 0 54
1999 53 0 53
2000 67 0 67
2001 65 0 65
2002 54 0 54
2003 71 0 71
2004 59 0 59
2005 67 0 67
2006 51 0 51
2007 60 0 60
2008 58 0 58
2009 52 0 52
2010 46 0 46
2011 43 0 43
2012 38 0 38
2013 36 0 36
2014 38 0 38
2015 43 0 43
2016 36 0 36

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Popularity of Dino as a first name

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Popularity of Dino as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dino U.S.
  White 48.99% 64.26%
  African American 2.88% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 32.55% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.53% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.71% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.34% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dino

People with the last name Dino are most frequently White, Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Dino

  • How Popular is the name Dino? Dino is the 2,666th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dino was the 26,126th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dino have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,832 babies born with the first name Dino in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dino to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dino? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Dino first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dino is Sunday, May 26th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Dino born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dino was in 1960 with a total of 386 babies.
  • Random Dino Factoid: According to the 1968 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dino is not a popular baby boy's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1968.
  • Weird things about the name Dino: Your name in reverse order is Onid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ndio. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dino? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 937 people with the last name Dino.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dino? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dino as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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