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Dallas

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 20 0 20
1881 25 0 25
1882 27 0 27
1883 19 0 19
1884 19 0 19
1885 20 0 20
1886 25 0 25
1887 16 0 16
1888 30 0 30
1889 33 0 33
1890 32 0 32
1891 33 0 33
1892 39 9 30
1893 26 0 26
1894 31 6 25
1895 33 0 33
1896 36 7 29
1897 36 0 36
1898 28 0 28
1899 31 6 25
1900 49 9 40
1901 29 0 29
1902 31 0 31
1903 48 9 39
1904 47 9 38
1905 52 12 40
1906 49 8 41
1907 56 7 49
1908 62 14 48
1909 69 11 58
1910 79 20 59
1911 70 19 51
1912 159 24 135
1913 142 16 126
1914 211 28 183
1915 296 30 266
1916 293 38 255
1917 291 26 265
1918 365 35 330
1919 328 27 301
1920 381 31 350
1921 407 35 372
1922 414 34 380
1923 397 45 352
1924 373 45 328
1925 412 42 370
1926 461 34 427
1927 458 43 415
1928 412 37 375
1929 429 30 399
1930 419 37 382
1931 445 32 413
1932 449 33 416
1933 418 35 383
1934 424 21 403
1935 442 31 411
1936 386 25 361
1937 432 26 406
1938 591 38 553
1939 543 34 509
1940 505 22 483
1941 504 19 485
1942 525 45 480
1943 527 35 492
1944 449 34 415
1945 413 32 381
1946 419 36 383
1947 462 30 432
1948 468 33 435
1949 393 25 368
1950 437 22 415
1951 478 43 435
1952 471 47 424
1953 505 52 453
1954 453 48 405
1955 453 37 416
1956 441 29 412
1957 399 32 367
1958 401 32 369
1959 400 32 368
1960 394 43 351
1961 364 23 341
1962 384 31 353
1963 386 27 359
1964 364 29 335
1965 339 19 320
1966 330 30 300
1967 294 20 274
1968 339 37 302
1969 337 36 301
1970 429 72 357
1971 397 47 350
1972 345 41 304
1973 324 44 280
1974 327 36 291
1975 379 35 344
1976 381 54 327
1977 389 53 336
1978 547 84 463
1979 720 110 610
1980 797 117 680
1981 705 119 586
1982 622 86 536
1983 539 80 459
1984 661 110 551
1985 648 85 563
1986 628 91 537
1987 661 99 562
1988 714 123 591
1989 700 110 590
1990 697 106 591
1991 796 103 693
1992 1,245 350 895
1993 1,606 450 1,156
1994 1,770 467 1,303
1995 1,821 447 1,374
1996 1,727 438 1,289
1997 1,525 343 1,182
1998 1,292 285 1,007
1999 1,186 236 950
2000 1,186 243 943
2001 1,086 208 878
2002 1,013 209 804
2003 870 187 683
2004 976 188 788
2005 992 178 814
2006 1,070 207 863
2007 1,145 198 947
2008 1,188 197 991
2009 1,143 212 931
2010 1,221 221 1,000
2011 1,192 236 956
2012 1,268 289 979
2013 1,617 458 1,159
2014 1,883 522 1,361
2015 1,953 548 1,405

Fun Facts about the name Dallas

  • How many people with the first name Dallas have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 68,993 babies born with the first name Dallas in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dallas to occupy the territory of Bermuda (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 64,237 (as of May 20, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dallas? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 20 new born babies.
  • When was Dallas first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dallas is Monday, April 5th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Dallas born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dallas was in 2015 with a total of 1,405 babies. That's a lot of babies named Dallas!
  • Random Dallas Factoid: According to the 1994 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dallas ranks 99th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 11 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1994.
  • Weird things about the name Dallas: Your name in reverse order is Sallad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsldaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dallas? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 9,418 people with the last name Dallas.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dallas? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Dallas as their last name.
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Popularity of Dallas as a first name

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Popularity of Dallas as a last name

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Common last names for Dallas

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Jones
  • Miller
  • Davis
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • White
  • Jackson
  • Martin
  • Thompson
  • Wilson
  • Young
  • Clark
  • Thomas
  • Anderson
  • Baker

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dallas U.S.
  White 63.38% 64.26%
  African American 28.14% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.85% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 2.38% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.48% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.77% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dallas

People with the last name Dallas are most frequently White or African American

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Scottish

Origin and Meaning of Dallas

The name "Dallas" is of Scottish origin, and it means "From the meadow dwelling". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A large commercial and industrial city in northeastern Texas located in the heart of the northern Texas oil fields
  1. A city in northeast Texas, USA.
  2. A surname​.
  3. A male given name.
  4. A female given name
  5. A small village in north-western Moray, Scotland.

Dallas was also found in the following language(s): Esperanto and Portuguese

Notable Persons With the Name Dallas

Orson Bean

Orson Bean is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 1952 to present. Orson was given the name Dallas Frederick Burrows on July 22nd, 1928 in Burlington, Vermont, U.S.

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City and Colour

City and Colour is a folk music, acoustic music, post-hardcore, and melodic hardcore musician, singer-songwriter, lyricist, composer, vocalist, guitarist, and pianist. He was most prominent from 2001 to present. City was given the name Dallas John Green on September 29th, 1980 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. City is also known as City, Colour, and Dallas Green (musician).

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Dallas Austin

Dallas Austin is a pop music, contemporary r&b, hip hop music, new jack swing, pop rock, synthpop, and dance-pop musician. He has had major accomplishments since 1989. Dallas was born on December 29th, 1970 in Columbus, Georgia, U.S.

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Dallas Roberts

Dallas Roberts is an actor. His career lasted from 1994 to 1994. Dallas was given the name Dallas Mark Roberts on May 10th, 1970 in Houston.

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Dallas Keuchel

Dallas Keuchel is a baseball player for the Houston Astros. Dallas was born on January 1st, 1988 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Dallas Clayton

Dallas Clayton is a children's literature illustrator and writer.

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  • Dallas Smith
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Dallas Clark
    (football player)
  • Dallas Albert Willard
    (philosopher)
  • Dallas Green
    (baseball player)
  • Dallas Braden
    (baseball player)
  • Dallas Taylor
    (musician)
  • Dallas Seavey
    (leading person)
  • Dallas Campbell
    (actor)
  • Dallas Stoudenmire
    (sheep rancher)
  • Dallas Eakins
    (ice hockey player)
  • Dallas Frazier
    (singer-songwriter)
  • Dallas Toler-Wade
    (musician)
  • Dallas Drake
    (hockey player)
  • Dallas Thomas
    (football player)

Notable Persons With the Last Name Dallas

Cameron Dallas

Cameron Dallas is a vine video creator. His most notable accomplishments were from 2013 to present. Cameron was born on September 8th, 1994 in Chino Hills, California.

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Josh Dallas

Josh Dallas is an actor. He was most prominent from 2006 to present. Josh was given the name Joshua Paul Dallas on December 18th, 1981 in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S.

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Bo Dallas

Bo Dallas is a famous person. Bo was born on May 25th, 1990 in Brooksville, Florida. Bo is also known as Rotunda, Taylor, Rotundo, Bo; Rotunda, Bo; Mulligan, Tank; Rotunda, Tank; Rotundo, and Tank.

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Abdalqadir as-Sufi

Abdalqadir as-Sufi is a sheikh (sufism) and shaykh of instruction. He holds the title Shaykh and Sheikh. Abdalqadir was given the name Ian Dallas in Ayr, Scotland.

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Matt Dallas

Matt Dallas is an actor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2005 to present. Matt was given the name Matthew Joseph Dallas on October 21st, 1982 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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George M. Dallas

George M. Dallas was an office holder. George was born on July 10th, 1792 in Philadelphia. He passed away on December 31st, 1864.

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What does the name Dallas mean?

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Lis for luxury, the luxury of your smile.

Lis for life, that you live so well.

Ais for accord, the harmony you spread.

Sis for sensible, the practical side.

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