in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Native American
- Meaning: The Allies
- #586 All Time
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 first appeared 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 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dakota" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Kentucky. Imagine that, 107 babies in Kentucky have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 4,226 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?
What does the name "Dakota" mean?
Dakota (Native American): The Allies
The name "Dakota" is of Native American origin and it means "The Allies". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls. There are 2 other names that are similar to this one.
D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!
A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.
K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.
O is for outlook, pleasing to all.
T is for time, you give to friends.
A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.
Your name in reverse order is "Atokad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dkoaat". 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.
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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!
Celebrities named Dakota
Dakota was born in 1998.
Past life for Dakota born Sep 12, 1976
I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Saudi Arabia approximately on 825. Your profession was trainer and holder of the fine animals, birds, and insects.
You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.
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.