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141k
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since 1880

Destiny

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Fate
  • #489 All Time
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How popular is the name "Destiny" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1956550
1957550
1959660
1960990
1962880
196312120
196413130
196513130
196620200
196713130
196826260
196924240
197037370
197149490
197258580
197386860
19741171170
19751661615
19761851850
19772112110
19783243240
19793893845
19804464406
19814724675
19824774698
19835235167
19845695645
19855775725
19866056050
198782181110
198895794116
19891,1621,15111
19901,4151,4087
19911,9111,89813
19922,6262,61016
19932,9592,94118
19944,1024,08715#86 girl name
19955,3955,38015#66 girl name
19965,8705,85614#56 girl name
19976,7516,72625#42 girl name
19988,1738,14924#34 girl name
19999,1939,17221#28 girl name
20009,8699,84425#24 girl name
20019,7679,74423#22 girl name
20027,8137,79419#34 girl name
20036,9846,96717#37 girl name
20046,5696,53831#39 girl name
20056,8926,87616#32 girl name
20066,3156,30114#36 girl name
20075,7365,72412#41 girl name
20085,3135,30013#48 girl name
20094,6074,5998#57 girl name
20103,7293,71910#71 girl name
20113,2613,25110#90 girl name
20122,7142,70212
20132,2912,2910
20142,0502,0437

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 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Destiny" ranks #35 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Maryland. Imagine that, 132 babies in Maryland have the same name as you in 2004. Across the entire United States a total of 6,569 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 "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 exquisite, who could argue?

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

T is for treasure, that of your friendship.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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 "Sintyde". 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 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 new england region? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Destiny

Miley Cyrus

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

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Past life for Destiny born Nov 21, 1971

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 Northern China approximately on 1075. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

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.

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