Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Skilled
Main Origin Language: Scottish
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In 2017 the name Dallas...

• was given to 1,389 baby boys
• was the 260th most popular name for baby boys
• was 46% more popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Mississippi, Alabama, and South Carolina
• was least popular in Alaska, Vermont, and Maine
• a unisex name which was given to boys 72% of the time
• was about as popular as Francisco and Gunner
Babies Named Dallas Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Dallas...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 2017
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 1967
• is 195% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 15% more common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Alston, Ishmael, Nile, Kali, Auburn, Sapphire
• has the most opposite popularity history to Gregory, Michael, Danial, Leslee, Rena, Carmen
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Dallas Per State
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Geographically the name Dallas...

• 47% more popular east of the Mississippi than west of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Karter, Chandler, Braylen, Kennedi, Londyn, Mary
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Isaac, Theodore, Leo, Penelope, Grace, Sophia
Girl Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Dallas by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Dallas are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Dallas will be the only kid named Dallas in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Dallas compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Dallas rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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