Dustin

Dustin - A very unique male name



  Oct 18,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dustin, meaning brave warrior, or Thor's stone, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1945 on position #1265. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dustin and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dustin? 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 Dustin. The baby boy name Dustin was given to 767 baby boys in 2012, ranking #376 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,140 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dustin peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1984 on position 41.



Famous with this name

Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Semmelrogge
Dustin Clare


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Dustin is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dustin is currently topping the baby name charts in South Dakota at position #160 - and is the least popular in Kansas at position #605.

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 Dustin is where you live.


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Dustin origin and meaning

Dustin is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means brave warrior, or Thor's stone. To see famous people named Dustin, pop culture references for the name Dustin and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dustin

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

Destin / Daxton / Dustyn / Dustan / Dusten / Duston / Dastan / Destiny / Destyn / Destan /

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
2012376
2011368
2010353
2009317
2008305
2007272
2006258
2005233
2004223
2003206
2002189
2001158
2000148
1999133
1998108
199788
199679
199562
199456
199359
199258
199156
199050
198948
198848
198744
198642
198541
198441
198343
198242
198142
198044
197962
197868
197780
197682
197596
1974121
1973153
1972165
1971180
1970201
1969271
1968371
19671439
19651069
19641273
19631343
19621014
19611402
19601431
19591415
19571650
19551341
19541467
19511599
19491361
19481603
19461426
19451265

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Dakota160
West Virginia179
Maine206
Oklahoma213
Kentucky224
Arkansas233
Hawaii260
Iowa268
Mississippi277
Maryland282
Indiana287
Louisiana288
Nebraska295
New Mexico296
Missouri326
Tennessee328
Ohio338
Pennsylvania340
Nevada371
Massachusetts374
Virginia379
Alabama382
North Carolina383
South Carolina385
Idaho387
Texas402
Washington403
Oregon404
California406
Utah419
Michigan427
Wisconsin442
Florida446
Colorado453
Georgia463
Minnesota472
Arizona481
New Jersey557
New York568
Illinois577
Kansas605

Even more about Dustin


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 Dustin 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 Dustin?

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
1984
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Dustin
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,140
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1945
2012 births +767

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