Dobrina

Gender: Feminine
Origin: Bulgarian
Meaning: “good.”
(doh-BREE-nah).

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Dobrina is a common Bulgarian female name derived from the word dobra meaning “good.”

It is also the name of a tiny village, made up of 200 something inhabitants, in northeastern Bulgaria.

In Bulgaria, Dobrina’s name day is celebrated on the 27th of July.

Its diminutive forms are Dobrinka, Dobra and Dobri.

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