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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Destin

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Des"tin
Destiny.

Etymology: Cf. F. destin

Wiktionary

From French destin

  1. Obsolete form of destiny.

destin was also found in the following language(s): French and Ligurian

Notable Persons Named Destin

Destin Onka Malonga is a soccer player for the AF Lozère, ACNFF, MSP Batna, and Congo national football team. Destin was born on March 16th, 1988 in Brazzaville.

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Destin Sandlin is a rocket engineer, youtube personality, engineer, youtube, rocketengineer, and youtubepersonality. Destin was given the name Destin Wilson Sandlin .

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Destin Daniel Cretton is a film director, screenwriter, producer, and editor. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to 2002. Destin was born on November 23rd, 1978 in Haiku, Hawaii, United States.

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Destin Hood is an athlete for the Miami Marlins. Destin was born on April 30th, 1990 in Mobile, Alabama.

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Destin Damachoua is a basketball player. Destin was born on August 17th, 1986 in Paris.

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Destin Makita is a soccer player for the Delta Téléstar Gabon Télécom FC, Orlando Pirates, and Congo national football team. Destin was born on October 23rd, 1984 in Brazzaville.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Destin

John was born on August 17th, 1986.

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Raymond was born in Martinique.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1968 5 0 5
1969 6 0 6
1970 13 0 13
1971 5 0 5
1972 6 0 6
1973 9 0 9
1974 21 0 21
1975 10 0 10
1976 22 5 17
1977 21 0 21
1978 23 0 23
1979 28 8 20
1980 29 8 21
1981 45 14 31
1982 40 5 35
1983 35 10 25
1984 58 13 45
1985 55 8 47
1986 65 13 52
1987 64 16 48
1988 66 12 54
1989 84 15 69
1990 98 24 74
1991 97 10 87
1992 111 15 96
1993 111 13 98
1994 162 24 138
1995 218 27 191
1996 210 28 182
1997 200 16 184
1998 216 25 191
1999 251 15 236
2000 251 21 230
2001 266 25 241
2002 230 21 209
2003 187 16 171
2004 187 21 166
2005 216 29 187
2006 225 27 198
2007 191 13 178
2008 174 15 159
2009 189 20 169
2010 212 16 196
2011 206 18 188
2012 159 15 144
2013 158 16 142
2014 147 17 130
2015 164 20 144
2016 146 15 131
2017 147 18 129

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Popularity of Destin as a first name

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Popularity of Destin as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Destin U.S.
  White 12.44% 64.26%
  African American 82.97% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.15% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.68% 16.26%

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Fun Facts about the name Destin

  • How Popular is the name Destin? Destin is the 3,423rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Destin was the 23,691st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Destin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,839 babies born with the first name Destin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Destin to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Destin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1968 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Destin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Destin is Sunday, December 1st, 1895.
  • What year had the most people named Destin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Destin was in 2001 with a total of 241 babies.
  • Random Destin Factoid: According to the 1999 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Destin is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1999.
  • Weird things about the name Destin: Your name in reverse order is Nitsed. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nsidte. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Destin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,069 people with the last name Destin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Destin? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Destin as their last name since less than 1 person in 278k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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