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What does the name "Destiny" mean?

Destiny (American): Fate

The name "Destiny" is of American origin and it means "Fate". It's a name commonly given to girls.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

E is for excellence, your passion, your drive.

S is for sensational, you know how to make a splash!

T is for teacher, you truly are.

I is for interest, you show in others.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynitsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Sdnteyi". 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.

How popular is the name "Destiny" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Destiny? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 140,690 babies born with the name Destiny in the United States. That's more than enough Destinies 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 1956 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Destiny" was in 2000 with a total of 9,844 babies. (That's a lot of baby Destinies)

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Destiny" ranks #26 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 268 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of 6,892 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 Destiny popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Destiny 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!

Celebrities named Destiny

Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus is a singer, songwriter, and actress with the most prominent portion of their career being from 2 to present. Miley was born in 1992 as Destiny Hope Cyrus in Franklin, Tennessee, U.S.


Past life for Destiny born Jun 25, 2002

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 Northern Canada approximately on 1675. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

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.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

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