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The name Destiny is of English origin, and means destiny or fate.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Destiny has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Destiny
Use of the Name Destiny for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
96,505 96,505 95,240 75,774 40,565 13,304 6,406
The table below indicates the number of times the name Destiny has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Destiny first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1975, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Destiny
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1975836161  
1976774185  
1977728211  
1978545325  
1979514383  
1980477440  
1981458466  
1982454467  
1983419517  
1984390562  
1985393570  
1986379605  
1987299809  
1988268940  
19892391,150  
19902021,409  
19911571,898  
19921302,608  
19931112,940  
1994864,085  
1995665,366  
1996565,849  
1997426,720  
1998348,127  
1999289,147  
2000249,808  
2001229,705  
2002347,748  
2003376,898  
2004396,406  
Totals:  96,505 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Destiny as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Destiny appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 30 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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