What does Dusty mean?
(female) Dasty, Dosty, ..
(male) Duley, Dusha, .. Middle name pairings:
Dusty Indigo (D.I.), ..
How popular is Dusty?
Dusty is a very prominent first name for females (#2082 out of 4276, Top 49%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Dusty entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #804 in the U.S. in the 1970s, but is not ranked at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related girl names. Dustin is the only other popular variation form of Dusty. Adoption of these relations of Dusty was widespread among parents 5 decades ago (average #1402).
Similar NamesRecommended names are Bunty, Dotty, Dulcy, Dusa, Justy and Misty▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dusty.See names in meaning and etymology.