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Of several origins.

Dino is most commonly a diminutive of names that end with “-dino” or “-tino”, such as Bernardino, Agostino, Valentino.

Mostly an Italian name.

Dino was ranked #34 in Croatia (2009). The name was ranked in the top-1000 baby names in the U.S.A. until 1983 (#972).

Other forms of the name are Bernardino, Bernard, Conrad, Corradino, Coen, Koert.

Famous bearers are Dino Risi, Dino de Laurentiis, Dino Paul Crocetti known as Dean Martin, Dino Zoff, Dino Cazares, Dino Jelusić, Dino Islamović.

Italian film producer Dino de Laurentiis was enormously prolific during his 60-year career.

He was the producer of some great European and American movies and worked with directors such as Federico Fellini and Franco Zeffirelli.

“La Strada”, “Nights of Cabiria”, “Serpico”, “King Kong”, “Barbarella”, “Three Days of the Condor”, “Ragtime”, are some of the most successful films he produced.