Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. DEHS-ti-nee  [key·IPA]

Meaning & History

Means simply "destiny, fate" from the English word, ultimately from Latin destinare "to determine", a derivative of stare "to stand". It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world only since the last half of the 20th century.

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Entry updated February 28, 2019