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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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1977550
1987660
1988660
198914140
1990770
1991660
199220200
199316160
199428235
199527216
199618180
199730300
199826197
1999291712
200048408
2001614417
2002795029
2003794633
2004875631
2005925141
2006885731
2007694326
2008775522
2009695415
2010624220
2011584513
2012694821
2013736211
2014755520

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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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 south? 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 elate, you make others happy.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

A is for activities, for you have many.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

Your name in reverse order is "Ilaned". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Anedli". 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 May 14, 1983

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 USA South-Central approximately on 1750. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. You should develop self-love and ability to implant hope into hearts of people. Ambition - is not everything. True wealth is buried in your soul.

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