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What does Destiny mean?

Destiny \d(e)-sti-ny, des-tiny\ as a girls' name is pronounced DES-tih-nee. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Destiny is "one's certain fortune, fate". Mythology: the Greek deity of fate.


Variations

Destiny has 8 variants: Destanee, Destina, Destine, Destinee, Destiney, Destini, Destinie and Destyni.


Popularity

Destiny is a very popular first name for females (#1074 out of 4276, Top 25%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Destiny for girls. Destiny entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #22 in the U.S. in the year 2001, and is currently at #160. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Destiny name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Destiny outside U.S.

Popular alternative forms of Destiny (#160 last year) are Destini, Destiney and Destinee. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in 1999 (usage of 0.6433%) and have become much less widespread since (usage 0.21%, down 67.4%), with the forms Destinee, Destiney and Destini becoming less fashionable. Destiny (#160) is the most chic name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Destiny and associated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Destinee, Destiney, Destini, Destiny in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Destiny outside U.S.


Similar Names

A suggested similar baby name is Dustin. This name tends to be less commonly used than Destiny.

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