in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: American
- Meaning: Fate
- #489 All Time
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 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
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.
Name poster for Destiny
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.