in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: American
- Meaning: Fate
- #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 #68 in popularity as a baby girl's name in District of Columbia. Imagine that, 15 babies in District of Columbia 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 gulf coast area? 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.
Origin and Meaning of Destiny
The name "Destiny" is of American origin, and it means "Fate". It's a name commonly given to girls.
D is for desire, your thoughts do aspire.
E is for enchant, for enchant you will.
S is for sensible, the practical side.
T is for talent, hidden or not.
I is for impress, for impress you will.
N is for natural, the genuine side of you.
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 "Tdnyeis". 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 Mar 20, 1934
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 USA South-West approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.
Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main task - to make the world more beautiful. Physical and spiritual deserts are just waiting for your touch. Keep smiling!
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.