Dacota

First Name
672
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dacota

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  • According to a user from Illinois, United States, the name Dacota is of English origin and means "Delightful amazing curious outstanding terrific awsome".

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Wiktionary
  1. Alternative form of Dakota

How popular is the baby name Dacota in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1988 5 0 5
1989 8 0 8
1990 17 5 12
1991 29 9 20
1992 26 5 21
1993 22 5 17
1994 36 11 25
1995 38 6 32
1996 32 12 20
1997 49 9 40
1998 50 10 40
1999 36 6 30
2000 37 12 25
2001 40 7 33
2002 34 0 34
2003 28 14 14
2004 19 0 19
2005 24 8 16
2006 24 7 17
2007 24 10 14
2008 20 7 13
2009 19 11 8
2010 14 8 6
2011 7 0 7
2012 5 5 0
2013 5 5 0
2014 5 5 0
2016 13 5 8
2017 6 6 0

Fun Facts about the name Dacota

  • How Popular is the name Dacota? Dacota is the 13,558th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dacota have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 672 babies born with the first name Dacota in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dacota to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dacota? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1988 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dacota first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dacota is Thursday, May 10th, 1934.
  • What year had the most people named Dacota born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dacota was in 1997 with a total of 40 babies.
  • Random Dacota Factoid: According to the 2001 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dacota is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2001.
  • Weird things about the name Dacota: Your name in reverse order is Atocad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Tacaod. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dacota born Sep 11, 2016

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 USA North-East approximately on 1075. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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