Dino - Meaning of Dino
[ 2 syll. di-no, din-o ] The baby boy name Dino is pronounced as DIY-Now †. Dino is used predominantly in the Italian and English languages. It is derived from Old English and Italian origins. The name developed as a short form of various names ending in '-dino', such as Bernardino.
In addition, Dino is a variation (Italian) of the name Dean (English and German).
Dino has 11 variations that are used in English and other languages. Variations of Dino used in English include Deano, Deanoh, Deeno, Deenoh, Deino, Deinoh, Deno, Dinoh, Dyno, and Dynoh. A variation of the name in other languages is Dinko (Slavic).
The origin and thus the meaning of Dino is inherited by all variant forms.
See also the related form, Leonardino (Italian).
Dino is a rare baby boy name. At the peak of its usage in 1960, 0.018% of baby boys were given the name Dino. It had a ranking of #403 then. The baby name has steeply declined in popularity since then, and is currently of very modest use. In 2018, out of the family of boy names directly linked to Dino, Dean was the most regularly used.
† Pronunciation for Dino: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; OW as in "oak (OW.K)"
A famous person named Dino is Dean Martin, Singer, born Dino Paul Crocetti 7 June 1917 - 25 December 1995, Steubenville, Ohio.