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Denali

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Indian (Sanskrit)
  • Meaning: Great One
  • #8417 All Time
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How popular is the name "Denali" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1977 5 5 0
1987 6 6 0
1988 6 6 0
1989 14 14 0
1990 7 7 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 20 20 0
1993 16 16 0
1994 28 23 5
1995 27 21 6
1996 18 18 0
1997 30 30 0
1998 26 19 7
1999 29 17 12
2000 48 40 8
2001 61 44 17
2002 79 50 29
2003 79 46 33
2004 87 56 31
2005 92 51 41
2006 88 57 31
2007 69 43 26
2008 77 55 22
2009 69 54 15
2010 62 42 20
2011 58 45 13
2012 69 48 21
2013 73 62 11
2014 75 55 20

Want to know about the populiarty of Denali? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,324 babies born with the name Denali in the United States. That's more than enough Denalis to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1977 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Denali" was in 2013 with a total of 62 babies.

According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Denali" ranks #85 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alaska. Imagine that, 9 babies in Alaska have the same name as you in 2001. Across the entire United States a total of 61 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Denali popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Denali in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Denali" mean? The list below shows the origins of Denali as well as things modernly associated with the name Denali such as celebrities named Denali.

Indian (Sanskrit)

Origin and Meaning of Denali

The name "Denali" is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Great One". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

N is for nice, need I say more?

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

L is for loyalty, that you show.

I is for instill, the lesson of life.

Your name in reverse order is "Ilaned". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Neaidl". 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 Denali born Jan 29, 1958

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 Tibet approximately on 1800. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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