Meaning and name origin
Destiny \d(e)-sti-ny, des-tiny\ as a girl's 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.
Destiny is a very popular first name for females (#1074 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Destiny for girls. Destiny reached its highest rank of #22 in the U.S. in 2001 (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Destiny and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Destiny (#160), Destini, Destiney and Destinee. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
A suggested similar baby name is Dustin. This name tends to be less commonly used than Destiny.