Dekota

First Name
1k
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 Dekota

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Alt. Meaning

D is for dependable, on you I can rely.

E is for enthusiasm, in even the most dire circumstances

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

O is for optimistic, look at the bright side!

T is for time, you give to friends.

A is for angelic, a truly pure heart

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1959 5 5 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 18 5 13
1987 13 0 13
1988 14 0 14
1989 8 0 8
1990 10 0 10
1991 30 8 22
1992 38 8 30
1993 38 10 28
1994 39 5 34
1995 57 6 51
1996 53 9 44
1997 48 5 43
1998 59 11 48
1999 54 14 40
2000 54 10 44
2001 52 17 35
2002 38 11 27
2003 37 8 29
2004 35 11 24
2005 19 0 19
2006 40 19 21
2007 38 13 25
2008 22 9 13
2009 29 8 21
2010 18 5 13
2011 19 9 10
2012 21 8 13
2013 20 8 12
2014 19 10 9
2015 18 13 5
2016 30 18 12
2017 17 5 12

Fun Facts about the name Dekota

  • How Popular is the name Dekota? Dekota is the 10,447th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dekota have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,017 babies born with the first name Dekota in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dekota to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dekota? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1959 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dekota first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dekota is Saturday, September 25th, 1897.
  • What year had the most people named Dekota born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dekota was in 1995 with a total of 51 babies.
  • Random Dekota Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dekota is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Dekota: Your name in reverse order is Atoked. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eatdko. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Dekota born Jun 3, 1971

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 Central England approximately on 1325. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).