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Popularity
2k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Destry

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Horse keeper
  • #7598 All Time
Girls
Boys

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1955 8 0 8
1956 10 0 10
1957 6 0 6
1958 5 0 5
1964 154 5 149
1965 57 7 50
1966 43 0 43
1967 34 0 34
1968 32 0 32
1969 30 0 30
1970 31 0 31
1971 38 0 38
1972 38 5 33
1973 31 0 31
1974 31 6 25
1975 22 0 22
1976 28 6 22
1977 29 5 24
1978 27 0 27
1979 24 0 24
1980 24 0 24
1981 18 5 13
1982 26 0 26
1983 27 5 22
1984 18 0 18
1985 13 0 13
1986 23 0 23
1987 36 7 29
1988 29 0 29
1989 33 0 33
1990 29 7 22
1991 40 6 34
1992 46 11 35
1993 34 0 34
1994 39 8 31
1995 20 0 20
1996 33 8 25
1997 38 11 27
1998 28 5 23
1999 29 0 29
2000 20 0 20
2001 36 10 26
2002 10 0 10
2003 16 6 10
2004 18 6 12
2005 21 6 15
2006 20 5 15
2007 17 0 17
2008 17 0 17
2009 21 0 21
2010 17 0 17
2011 25 0 25
2012 17 0 17
2013 14 0 14
2014 19 5 14

Want to know about the populiarty of Destry? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,549 babies born with the name Destry in the United States. That's more than enough Destries to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1955 when it was given to 8 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Destry" was in 1964 with a total of 149 babies.

According to the 1992 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Destry" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1992. Across the entire United States a total of only 46 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Destry popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Destry 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 "Destry" mean? The list below shows the origins of Destry as well as things modernly associated with the name Destry such as celebrities named Destry.

American

Origin and Meaning of Destry

The name "Destry" is of American origin, and it means "Horse keeper". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

S is for secret, that you can certainly keep.

T is for thoughtful, the caring you.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Yrtsed". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Tseryd". 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 Destry born May 10, 2002

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 Egypt approximately on 1150. Your profession was dancer, singer, and actor.

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. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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