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Dustin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Thor's stone
  • #358 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Dustin in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1916 5 0 5
1917 7 0 7
1918 10 0 10
1919 6 0 6
1920 8 0 8
1921 6 0 6
1922 11 0 11
1923 6 0 6
1924 9 0 9
1926 6 0 6
1927 7 0 7
1935 7 0 7
1938 10 0 10
1940 14 0 14
1941 7 0 7
1942 11 0 11
1943 12 0 12
1944 16 0 16
1945 26 0 26
1946 26 0 26
1947 31 0 31
1948 22 0 22
1949 31 0 31
1950 21 0 21
1951 24 0 24
1952 27 0 27
1953 22 0 22
1954 31 0 31
1955 42 0 42
1956 27 0 27
1957 33 0 33
1958 19 0 19
1959 40 0 40
1960 55 0 55
1961 47 0 47
1962 52 0 52
1963 43 0 43
1964 41 0 41
1965 52 0 52
1966 50 0 50
1967 52 0 52
1968 464 16 448
1969 773 15 758
1970 1,303 18 1,285
1971 1,493 22 1,471
1972 1,583 21 1,562
1973 1,647 30 1,617
1974 2,215 18 2,197
1975 2,707 26 2,681 #96 boy name
1976 3,247 32 3,215 #82 boy name
1977 3,514 37 3,477 #81 boy name
1978 4,212 35 4,177 #68 boy name
1979 4,955 57 4,898 #62 boy name
1980 8,492 74 8,418 #44 boy name
1981 9,454 102 9,352 #42 boy name
1982 9,630 80 9,550 #42 boy name
1983 9,776 95 9,681 #43 boy name
1984 10,488 88 10,400 #41 boy name
1985 10,517 81 10,436 #41 boy name
1986 10,426 110 10,316 #42 boy name
1987 10,179 78 10,101 #44 boy name
1988 9,421 85 9,336 #48 boy name
1989 9,764 46 9,718 #48 boy name
1990 8,486 31 8,455 #50 boy name
1991 7,410 24 7,386 #56 boy name
1992 6,819 22 6,797 #58 boy name
1993 6,327 19 6,308 #59 boy name
1994 6,475 15 6,460 #56 boy name
1995 5,937 16 5,921 #62 boy name
1996 4,894 21 4,873 #79 boy name
1997 4,288 11 4,277 #88 boy name
1998 3,444 0 3,444
1999 2,851 8 2,843
2000 2,627 8 2,619
2001 2,423 0 2,423
2002 1,987 5 1,982
2003 1,772 5 1,767
2004 1,567 17 1,550
2005 1,481 7 1,474
2006 1,334 0 1,334
2007 1,259 0 1,259
2008 1,099 0 1,099
2009 1,011 6 1,005
2010 867 0 867
2011 799 0 799
2012 798 0 798
2013 664 0 664
2014 693 0 693
2015 570 0 570

Want to know about the popularity of the Dustin baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 205,114 babies born with the name Dustin in the United States. That's more than enough Dustins to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dustin" was in 1985 with a total of 10,436 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dustins)

According to the 1977 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dustin" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Arizona. Imagine that, 52 babies in Arizona have the same name as you in 1977. Across the entire United States a total of 3,514 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dustin" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dustin as well as things modernly associated with the name Dustin such as celebrities named Dustin.

Origin and Meaning of Dustin

The name "Dustin" is of English origin, and it means "Thor's stone". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Dustin Hoffman

Dustin Hoffman is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1960 to present. Dustin was born in 1937 as Dustin Lee Hoffman in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Dustin Diamond

Dustin Diamond is an actor, comedian, and musician with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1987 to present. Dustin was born in 1977 as Dustin Neil Diamond in San Jose, California, U.S.

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Dustin Nguyen

Dustin Nguyen is an actordirectorwritermartial artist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1985 to present. Dustin was born in 1962 as Nguyen Xuan Tri in Saigon, South Vietnam.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Dustin

Dustin Brown
Dustin Johnson
Dustin Lynch
Dustin Poirier
Dustin Vaughan
Dustin Construction
Dustin Lance Black
Dustin Moskovitz
Dustin Pedroia
Dustin Ackley

Alternative Meanings

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

U is for uncanny, the way you know what to do.

S is for smile, it gives you face value.

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Your name in reverse order is "Nitsud". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nitdsu". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dustin born Jan 28, 1992

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 Austria approximately on 975. Your profession was entertainer, musician, poet, and temple-dancer.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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