||SINA(H) as a Gaelic / Hebrew name
||Andy ;—) (guest, 188.8.131.52)
||November 22, 2009 at 12:59:06 PM
The feminine name SINA(H) is quite popular in Germany. Rosa und Volker Kohlheim (Das große Vornamenlexikon, Duden-Verlag Mannheim 2003) explain it as
a) a short form of names like Rosina, Teresina, Alfonsina etc.)
b) a variant of Sheena (Gealic form of Joan)
c) a Hebrew name meaning "splendour"
Can anyone confirm b) or c)? I checked a number of Hebrew dictionaries and could not find a word meaning "splendour" that looked like sina.
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- SINA(H) as a Gaelic / Hebrew name - Andy ;—) Nov 22 2009, 12:59:06 PM