Main Origin Language: Native American
In 2017 the name Dakota...
• was given to 1,346 baby girls
• was the 232nd most popular name for baby girls
• was 9% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, North Dakota, and Idaho
• was least popular in West Virginia, New Hampshire, and Maine
• a unisex name
which was given to girls 59% of the time
Babies Named Dakota Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name Dakota...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 2006
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• is 39233% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 32% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Dakota Per State
Geographically the name Dakota...
• 27% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Dakota by the Baby Name Institute
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