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Dustin

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Thor's stone
  • #354 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the 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 39 0 39
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 1,582 20 1,562
1973 1,647 30 1,617
1974 2,216 19 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 4,211 35 4,176 #68 boy name
1979 4,955 56 4,899 #62 boy name
1980 8,493 74 8,419 #44 boy name
1981 9,453 102 9,351 #42 boy name
1982 9,628 80 9,548 #42 boy name
1983 9,776 95 9,681 #43 boy name
1984 10,489 88 10,401 #41 boy name
1985 10,517 81 10,436 #41 boy name
1986 10,426 110 10,316 #42 boy name
1987 10,177 78 10,099 #44 boy name
1988 9,420 85 9,335 #48 boy name
1989 9,764 46 9,718 #48 boy name
1990 8,484 31 8,453 #50 boy name
1991 7,411 24 7,387 #56 boy name
1992 6,820 22 6,798 #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 3,443 0 3,443
1999 2,851 8 2,843
2000 2,627 8 2,619
2001 2,423 0 2,423
2002 1,986 5 1,981
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 865 0 865
2011 797 0 797
2012 797 0 797
2013 664 0 664
2014 691 0 691

Want to know about the populiarty of Dustin? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204,529 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 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dustin" ranks #62 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Oklahoma. Imagine that, 83 babies in Oklahoma have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of 1,493 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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Where is the name Dustin popular?

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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.

English

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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Alternative Meanings

D is for dream, your beacon ahead.

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

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

T is for tried, tried and true you.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

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 "Dnutis". 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 Dustin born Oct 22, 1952

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Western Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

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!

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