Dustin

First Name
206k
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since 1880
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dustin

"Dustin" is a name of English origin, and it means "Thor's stone". It's a name commonly given to boys.

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Probably from Old Norse Þorsteinn "Thor's stone".

  1. A male given name (very rarely also given to women).

Notable Persons Named Dustin

Dustin Hoffman is an actor and film director. He was most prominent from 1960 to 1960. Dustin was given the name Dustin Lee Hoffman on August 8th, 1937 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Dustin was born on December 8th, 1984 in Celle.

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Dustin was born on May 22nd, 1984 in Gainesville, Florida, U.S.

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Dustin was born on January 19th, 1989.

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Dustin was born on June 10th, 1974 in Sacramento, California.

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Dustin Diamond is an actor, comedian, and musician. He was most active from 1987 to present. Dustin was given the name Dustin Neil Diamond on January 7th, 1977 in San Jose, California, U.S.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dustin

Glenn Dustin is a christian music musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 1999 to 2012.

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Silas was born in 1855 in Richmond, Ohio. He passed away in 1940.

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Frederic H Dustin is a businessman, jeju kimnyoung maze park, and businessperson. Frederic was born on January 12th, 1930 in Bellingham, Washington.

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Wayne was born on September 18th, 1965.

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How popular is the baby 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 40 0 40
1960 54 0 54
1961 47 0 47
1962 52 0 52
1963 43 0 43
1964 40 0 40
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 1,583 21 1,562
1973 1,647 30 1,617
1974 2,215 18 2,197
1975 2,707 26 2,681 #96 boy name
1976 3,246 32 3,214 #82 boy name
1977 3,514 37 3,477 #81 boy name
1978 4,212 35 4,177 #68 boy name
1979 4,955 57 4,898 #62 boy name
1980 8,492 74 8,418 #44 boy name
1981 9,455 102 9,353 #42 boy name
1982 9,632 80 9,552 #42 boy name
1983 9,776 95 9,681 #43 boy name
1984 10,487 88 10,399 #41 boy name
1985 10,518 81 10,437 #41 boy name
1986 10,426 110 10,316 #42 boy name
1987 10,180 78 10,102 #44 boy name
1988 9,421 85 9,336 #48 boy name
1989 9,765 46 9,719 #48 boy name
1990 8,488 31 8,457 #50 boy name
1991 7,408 24 7,384 #56 boy name
1992 6,819 22 6,797 #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 3,444 0 3,444
1999 2,851 8 2,843
2000 2,628 8 2,620
2001 2,423 0 2,423
2002 1,987 5 1,982
2003 1,772 5 1,767
2004 1,568 17 1,551
2005 1,482 7 1,475
2006 1,334 0 1,334
2007 1,259 0 1,259
2008 1,099 0 1,099
2009 1,012 6 1,006
2010 867 0 867
2011 800 0 800
2012 798 0 798
2013 668 0 668
2014 694 0 694
2015 576 0 576
2016 550 0 550

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Popularity of Dustin as a first name

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Popularity of Dustin as a last name

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Common last names for Dustin

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dustin U.S.
  White 90.31% 64.26%
  African American 4.66% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.80% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.36% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.25% 16.26%

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People with the last name Dustin are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Dustin

  • How Popular is the name Dustin? Dustin is the 359th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dustin was the 9,961st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dustin have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 205,682 babies born with the first name Dustin in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dustin to occupy the country of Samoa with an estimated population of 186,340 (as of November 7, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dustin? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dustin first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dustin is Sunday, August 12th, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Dustin born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dustin was in 1985 with a total of 10,437 babies. That's a lot of babies named Dustin!
  • Random Dustin Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dustin ranks 74th in popularity as a baby boy's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 74 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Dustin: Your name in reverse order is Nitsud. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Idtuns. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dustin? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,240 people with the last name Dustin.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dustin? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Dustin as their last name.

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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).
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