Destiny

Destiny - A very unique female name



  Oct 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Destiny appeared on the charts for the first time in 1963 on position #2167. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Destiny and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Destiny? 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 Destiny. The baby girl name Destiny was given to 2,669 baby girls in 2012, ranking #113 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 530 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Destiny peaked in popularity 18 years ago in 2001 on position 22.



Famous with this name

Ryan Destiny
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Destiny Whitlock


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Destiny is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Destiny is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #32 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #449.

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 Destiny is where you live.


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Destiny origin and meaning

Destiny is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Destiny, pop culture references for the name Destiny and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Destiny

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

Destinee / Destiney / Destini / Destany / Destinie / Desteny / Destanie / Dustin / Destine / Destani /

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
2012113
201191
201071
200957
200847
200741
200636
200532
200438
200337
200234
200122
200024
199928
199834
199742
199656
199566
199486
1993111
1992130
1991156
1990202
1989239
1988272
1987304
1986382
1985395
1984387
1983422
1982453
1981465
1980480
1979516
1978551
1977792
1976801
1975920
19741066
19731328
19721513
19712255
19701908
19672433
19632167

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico32
South Carolina61
Mississippi63
Georgia70
Texas72
Nevada74
Rhode Island84
Tennessee84
California85
Florida87
North Carolina87
Louisiana97
Alabama100
Kentucky103
Arizona103
Arkansas104
Virginia112
Connecticut124
Illinois135
West Virginia141
Maryland143
New Jersey144
New York144
Michigan148
District of Columbia150
Missouri158
Hawaii166
Pennsylvania168
Oklahoma174
Indiana185
Ohio189
Maine209
Wisconsin219
Montana222
Oregon225
Massachusetts226
Washington227
South Dakota231
Minnesota252
Kansas259
Iowa270
Colorado271
Nebraska348
Idaho446
Utah449

Even more about Destiny


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 Destiny 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Destiny?

3 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
2001
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Destiny
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 530
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1963
2012 births +2,669

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