in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- #489 All Time
Pronunciation of Destiny
How popular is the name "Destiny" in the U.S.?
|Year||Total Babies Born||Girls Born||Boys Born||Ranking|
|1994||4,102||4,087||15||#86 girl name|
|1995||5,395||5,380||15||#66 girl name|
|1996||5,870||5,856||14||#56 girl name|
|1997||6,751||6,726||25||#42 girl name|
|1998||8,173||8,149||24||#34 girl name|
|1999||9,193||9,172||21||#28 girl name|
|2000||9,869||9,844||25||#24 girl name|
|2001||9,767||9,744||23||#22 girl name|
|2002||7,813||7,794||19||#34 girl name|
|2003||6,984||6,967||17||#37 girl name|
|2004||6,569||6,538||31||#39 girl name|
|2005||6,892||6,876||16||#32 girl name|
|2006||6,315||6,301||14||#36 girl name|
|2007||5,736||5,724||12||#41 girl name|
|2008||5,313||5,300||13||#48 girl name|
|2009||4,607||4,599||8||#57 girl name|
|2010||3,729||3,719||10||#71 girl name|
|2011||3,261||3,251||10||#90 girl name|
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 was first given to 5 or more babies 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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Destiny" ranks #65 in popularity as a baby girl's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 14 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of 5,736 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 east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Destiny" mean? The list below shows the origins of Destiny as well as things modernly associated with the name Destiny such as celebrities named Destiny.
D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.
E is for exquisite, who could argue?
S is for sincere, a model of truth.
T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.
I is for interest, you show in others.
N is for nice, need I say more?
Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.
Your name in reverse order is "Ynitsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ytsined". 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 Destiny born Jan 30, 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 Cyprus approximately on 900. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.
As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!
Name poster for Destiny
Here's something for you to ponder on...
What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.