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Origin and Meaning of Dynasty

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dy"nas*ty
Senses
  1. Sovereignty; lordship; dominion.
  2. A race or succession of kings, of the same line or family; the continued lordship of a race of rulers.

Etymology: Gr. dynastei`a lordship, fr. dynastey`ein to hold power or lordship, fr. dyna`sths: cf. F. dynastie dynasty. See Dynast

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  1. A sequence of powerful leaders in the same family
Wiktionary

From Middle French dynastie, from Late Latin dynastia, from Ancient Greek δυναστεία (dunasteía, “power, dominion”).

  1. A series of rulers or dynasts from one family.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1981 18 18 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 13 13 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 20 20 0
1987 18 18 0
1988 14 14 0
1989 28 28 0
1990 30 30 0
1991 33 33 0
1992 42 42 0
1993 39 39 0
1994 53 53 0
1995 67 67 0
1996 42 42 0
1997 57 57 0
1998 57 57 0
1999 60 60 0
2000 94 94 0
2001 161 161 0
2002 111 111 0
2003 103 103 0
2004 95 95 0
2005 111 111 0
2006 108 108 0
2007 103 103 0
2008 93 93 0
2009 78 78 0
2010 54 54 0
2011 53 53 0
2012 46 46 0
2013 60 60 0
2014 33 33 0
2015 32 32 0
2016 54 54 0
2017 47 47 0

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Popularity of Dynasty as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Dynasty

  • How Popular is the name Dynasty? Dynasty is the 6,658th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Dynasty have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,058 babies born with the first name Dynasty in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dynasty to occupy the territory of Christmas Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 1,462 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dynasty? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1981 when it was given as a first name to 18 new born babies.
  • What year had the most people named Dynasty born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dynasty was in 2001 with a total of 161 babies.
  • Random Dynasty Factoid: According to the 2006 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dynasty is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 2006.
  • Weird things about the name Dynasty: Your name in reverse order is Ytsanyd. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ynaytds. How do you pronounce that?

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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)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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