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What does Dakotah mean?

Dakotah /da-ko-tah/ as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Dakotah) is of Native American Indian derivation, and the name Dakotah means "friend, ally". Dakotah is a version, with the suffix -h, of Dakota (Native American Indian): tribal name and place name.

Associated with: friend.


Dakotah has 5 variants: Daccota, Dakoeta, Dekohta, Dekota and Dekowta.

Dakotah has 2 more alternative forms via Dakota: Dakoda and Dakodah.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Dakode, Dekotah, ..

(female) Dakodi, Dakody, ..

How popular is Dakotah?

Dakotah is an unusual first name for men. Dakotah is an unusual last name 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.

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Dakotah for boys. Dakotah was first listed in 1990 and reached its top rank of #727 in the U.S. in 1994, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Dakoda, Dakota (#360 from recent data) and Dekota are the popular related forms of Dakotah ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Dekohta, are seldom used. These relations of Dakotah were at the top of their popularity 19 years ago (median #866) and are now significantly less common.

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

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

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Recommended names are Dantae, Dantay, Darrah, Daytan and Manoah. Like Dakotah, these names are not commonly used.