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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1976 6 0 6
1979 5 0 5
1980 5 0 5
1981 7 0 7
1983 5 0 5
1984 6 0 6
1985 17 0 17
1986 14 5 9
1987 13 6 7
1988 17 5 12
1989 18 0 18
1990 20 0 20
1991 22 6 16
1992 29 5 24
1993 21 0 21
1994 57 14 43
1995 43 15 28
1996 52 19 33
1997 63 28 35
1998 76 29 47
1999 116 69 47
2000 123 67 56
2001 132 84 48
2002 120 79 41
2003 109 73 36
2004 108 69 39
2005 128 84 44
2006 123 78 45
2007 130 82 48
2008 123 79 44
2009 123 79 44
2010 140 91 49
2011 119 83 36
2012 136 86 50
2013 119 83 36
2014 120 72 48
2015 113 78 35

Fun Facts about the name Divine

  • How many people with the first name Divine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,578 babies born with the first name Divine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Divine to occupy the territory of Svalbard and Jan Mayen (Norway) with an estimated population of 2,495 (as of March 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Divine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1976 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Divine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Divine is Friday, February 14th, 1879.
  • What year had the most people named Divine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Divine was in 2010 with a total of 91 babies.
  • Random Divine Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Divine is not a popular baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Divine: Your name in reverse order is Enivid. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Inedvi. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Divine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,926 people with the last name Divine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Divine? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Divine as their last name since less than 1 person in 101k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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Popularity of Divine as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Divine U.S.
  White 84.07% 64.26%
  African American 7.79% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.44% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.74% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.55% 16.26%

Of Last Name Divine

People with the last name Divine are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Divine" mean? The list below shows the origins of Divine as well as things modernly associated with the name Divine such as celebrities named Divine.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Di*vine"
  1. Of or belonging to God; as, divine perfections; the divine will. "The immensity of the divinenature." [Paley.]
  2. Proceeding from God; as, divine judgments." Divineprotection." [Bacon.]
  3. Appropriated to God, or celebrating his praise; religious; pious; holy; as, divine service; divine songs; divine worship.
  4. Pertaining to, or proceeding from, a deity; partaking of the nature of a god or the gods."The divineApollo said." [Shak.]
  5. Godlike; heavenly; excellent in the highest degree; supremely admirable; apparently above what is human. In this application, the word admits of comparison; as, the divinest mind.Sir J. Davies."The divineDesdemona." [Shak.]"A divine sentence is in the lips of the king." [Prov. xvi. 10.]"But not to one in this benighted age Is that diviner inspiration given." [Gray.]
  6. Presageful; foreboding; prescient.(Obs)"Yet oft his heart, divine of something ill, Misgave him." [Milton.]
  7. Relating to divinity or theology."Church history and other divine learning." [South.]
    synonyms: Supernatural; superhuman; godlike; heavenly; celestial; pious; holy; sacred; preëminent.

Etymology: Compar. Diviner; superl. Divinest

Etymology: F. divin, L. divinus divine, divinely inspired, fr. divus dius, belonging to a deity; akin to Gr. �, and L. deus, God. See Deity

noun Di*vine"
  1. One skilled in divinity; a theologian."Poets were the first divines." [Denham.]
  2. A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman."The first divines of New England were surpassed by none in extensive erudition." [J. Woodbridge.]

Etymology: L. divinus a soothsayer, LL., a theologian. See Divine (a.)

verb Di*vine"
  1. To foresee or foreknow; to detect; to anticipate; to conjecture."A sagacity which divined the evil designs." [Bancroft.]
  2. To foretell; to predict; to presage."Darest thou . . . divine his downfall?" [Shak.]
  3. To render divine; to deify.(Obs)"Living on earth like angel new divined." [Spenser.]
    synonyms: To foretell; predict; presage; prophesy; prognosticate; forebode; guess; conjecture; surmise.

Etymology: L. divinare: cf. F. deviner. See Divination

verb Di*vine"
  1. To use or practice divination; to foretell by divination; to utter prognostications."The prophets thereof divine for money." [Micah iii. 11.]
  2. To have or feel a presage or foreboding."Suggest but truth to my divining thoughts." [Shak.]
  3. To conjecture or guess; as, to divine rightly.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Terms referring to the Judeo-Christian God
  2. A clergyman or other person in religious orders
  3. Search by divining, as if with a rod ("He claimed he could divine underground water")
  4. Perceive intuitively or through some inexplicable perceptive powers
  5. Being of such surpassing excellence as to suggest inspiration by the gods ("her pies were simply divine" and "the divine Shakespeare")
  6. Emanating from God ("divine judgment" and "divine guidance")
  7. Being or having the nature of a god ("the custom of killing the divine king upon any serious failure of his...powers", "the divine will", and "the divine capacity for love")
  8. Resulting from divine providence
  9. Appropriate to or befitting a god ("the divine strength of Achilles")
  10. Devoted to or in the service or worship of a deity ("divine worship" and "divine liturgy")

From Old French divin, from Latin dīvīnus (“of a god”), from divus (“god”).

  1. One skilled in divinity; a theologian.
  2. A minister of the gospel; a priest; a clergyman.
  3. (often capitalized, with 'the') God or a god, particularly in its aspect as a transcendental concept.

From Middle French deviner, from Latin divino.

    divine was also found in the following language(s): French, Italian, Latin, and Spanish


    Divine was born in 1945.


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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Divine


    Divine was born in 1945.


    What does the name Divine mean?

    Dis for delight, a surprise from within.

    Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

    Vis for valiant, the way you approach life!

    Iis for inclusive, never leaving others out

    Nis for nifty, how neat!

    Eis for enamoured, forever will your children be with you

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