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What does Dakoda mean?

Dakoda [da-ko-da] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Dakoda). Dakoda's root is Native American Indian, and the meaning of the name Dakoda is "friend, ally". Dakoda is an alternate form, with the suffix -da, of Dakota (Native American Indian): tribal name and place name.

Associated with: friend.


Dakoda has 1 variant: Dakodah.

Dakoda has 6 more relations via Dakota: Daccota, Dakoeta, Dakotah, Dekohta, Dekota and Dekowta.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Dackkoda, Dakodahy, ..

(female) Dakody, Dakora, ..

How popular is Dakoda?

Dakoda is an uncommon given name for males. Dakoda is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Charted below is the baby name history of Dakoda for boys. Dakoda was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex position of #920 in the U.S. in the year 1995, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dakoda name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the statistics of the boy name Dakoda and related names. Dakota (#360 from current records), Dekota and Dakotah are the prominent related forms of Dakoda rated in the Top 2000. These relations of Dakoda were favored as birth names 19 years ago (average #866) and are now significantly less common, with forms like Dakota becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dakoda, Dakota, Dakotah, Dekota in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dakoda and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names


Suggested similar names are Dade, Dafydd, Dago, Dagon, Dajohn, Dajon, Dalon, Damon, Damone, Damont, Dana, Dandy, Danko, Danon, Danya, Dard, Darko, Darold, Daron, David, Davide, Davon, Davonn, Davyd, Davydd, Deodar, Dod, Drakon, Harolda, Jada, Shoda and Takoda. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dakoda.