Main Origin Language: Native American
In 2017 the name Dakota...
• was given to 984 baby boys
• was the 344th most popular name for baby boys
• was 49% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in West Virginia, New Mexico, and Arkansas
• was least popular in Vermont, Rhode Island, and Wyoming
• a unisex name
which was given to boys 41% of the time
Babies Named Dakota Born Per Year
Created by BabyNameInstitute.com
Historically the name Dakota...
• achieved it's highest popularity in 1995
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1950
• was not given to any babies in the 1950s
• is 79% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Dakota Per State
Geographically the name Dakota...
• 16% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
Average Age of Benjamin
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
Articles that mention Dakota
More information on Dakota by the Baby Name Institute
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a kid named Dakota will be the only kid named Dakota in his class?
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