in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- #586 All Time
Pronunciation of Dakota
How popular is the name "Dakota" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1993||5,137||725||4,412||#85 boy name|
|1994||6,427||894||5,533||#69 boy name|
|1995||7,700||1,125||6,575||#56 boy name|
|1996||7,121||1,055||6,066||#58 boy name|
|1997||6,839||1,175||5,664||#66 boy name|
|1998||6,644||1,242||5,402||#72 boy name|
|1999||6,258||1,166||5,092||#77 boy name|
|2000||5,639||1,086||4,553||#88 boy name|
|2001||4,921||942||3,979||#93 boy name|
Want to know about the populiarty of Dakota? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 110,053 babies born with the name Dakota in the United States. That's more than enough Dakotas to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dakota" was in 1995 with a total of 6,575 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dakotas)
According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dakota" ranks #93 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 40 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 4,095 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
Where is the name Dakota popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Dakota in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Dakota" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dakota as well as things modernly associated with the name Dakota such as celebrities named Dakota.
Dakota was born in 1998.
D is for dream, your beacon ahead.
A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.
K is for kindness, you always show.
O is for openness, it's refreshing!
T is for time, you give to friends.
A is for activities, for you have many.
Your name in reverse order is "Atokad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Akotda". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
Past life for Dakota born Nov 5, 1942
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Greece approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.
You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.
Name poster for Dakota
Here's something for you to ponder on...
The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.