Dallas

Dallas - A very unique male name



  Oct 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dallas, meaning skilled, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #359. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dallas and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dallas? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dallas. The baby boy name Dallas was given to 945 baby boys in 2012, ranking #320 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 1,737 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dallas peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1995 on position 214.



Famous with this name

Dallas Roberts
Josh Dallas
Bryce Dallas Howard


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Dallas is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dallas is currently topping the baby name charts in Mississippi at position #137 - and is the least popular in Massachusetts at position #756.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dallas is where you live.


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Dallas origin and meaning

Dallas is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means skilled. To see famous people named Dallas, pop culture references for the name Dallas and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dallas

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dallas, sorted by popularity.

Delos / Dallis /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012320
2011325
2010316
2009338
2008329
2007338
2006352
2005364
2004354
2003372
2002335
2001317
2000310
1999304
1998283
1997248
1996230
1995214
1994220
1993245
1992297
1991343
1990383
1989373
1988349
1987347
1986346
1985333
1984336
1983374
1982347
1981318
1980293
1979313
1978358
1977429
1976427
1975419
1974471
1973458
1972448
1971436
1970432
1969447
1968452
1967463
1966448
1965429
1964440
1963413
1962424
1961431
1960424
1959413
1958402
1957411
1956370
1955351
1954357
1953334
1952332
1951332
1950332
1949352
1948320
1947326
1946321
1945299
1944291
1943272
1942274
1941250
1940246
1939231
1938216
1937266
1936283
1935263
1934271
1933267
1932263
1931262
1930292
1929278
1928287
1927274
1926277
1925295
1924312
1923298
1922294
1921290
1920302
1919317
1918303
1917332
1916331
1915313
1914343
1913369
1912325
1911482
1910359

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Mississippi137
Idaho139
Hawaii171
Alabama185
Missouri195
Montana200
Tennessee207
Arkansas231
Alaska236
North Carolina245
Louisiana246
Maryland250
Ohio259
Iowa266
South Dakota271
Michigan272
Kentucky275
Georgia280
Indiana282
Virginia283
South Carolina286
Arizona289
Texas317
Florida317
Kansas330
Nebraska352
Utah372
Pennsylvania383
Washington401
California437
Nevada450
Oregon462
Oklahoma489
Illinois492
New Jersey516
Colorado544
Minnesota555
Wisconsin559
New York567
Massachusetts756

Even more about Dallas


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dallas a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dallas?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1995
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Dallas
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 1,737
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +945

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