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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Destiny

This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Destiny in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the girl's name Destiny:

  • Records indicate that 134,719 girls in the United States have been named Destiny since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 2000, when 9,820 people in the U.S. were given the name Destiny. Those people are now 19 years old.

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    Comments about the name Destiny

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      21 Positive Comments

  • "Hi guys my name is destiny but spelled destani. its different and thats why i love it. i do know some people with this name but not a lot. I love the way my name is spelled because many people dont spell it like that and im glad.people do spell my name as destiny but they always pronounce it right SOMETIMES." Oct. 23, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hey, my name is Destiny and I happen to love my name. I used to hate it because i thought it was normal, but now I'm happy to express my name. It was too late for my mom to have the abortion, so she said it was my Destiny. I personally love the name and others need to respect it." Mar. 3, 2016: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Destiny! My neighbors name is Destiny and she's the nicest person I have ever met! In fact I'm in love with her." Mar. 5, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "I love the name Destiny it is a really good name for a girl. it is my Destiny to keep my name alive. and yes I have meet and she is my friend but she spells it different she spells it like Destinei and it is a good name for some one who is speacil." Feb. 25, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny and I love it! My mum gave me the name because I was her first born and she wanted me to be her Destiny, a new beginning for her. I love the fact that I have a different name! I understand people are gonna have opinions but to be as harsh as some are being, there's no need! I'll happily be a 60 year old named Destiny!" Oct. 2, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "First of all let me straighten it out for all the haters. The name Destiny is not a slut/strippers name. And if want to say that it is, come and tell it to my face." Oct. 26, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Okay so I love this name :) My name isn't Destiny, but I AM going to name my daughter this:) Destiny Rose will be her name. I don't like a Destiny I went to school with, but She's okay. if you give your child a name, it's just a name. It's all about how you raise them. Destiny is a very beautiful name, and Every Destiny i've met is gorgeous. I don't like all of them, but I think they're all gorgeous :) If you don't like the name don't comment." Oct. 17, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "Hehe My name is Destini, spelled with an I because my mother knew I was going to be different. I was born on a couch a month early when my mother was struggle, she said I give her hope. She says she glad that I came into her Destiny, because having me made her feel better. growing up I did not like my name because it was spelled different. But now I love my name, and I think it fits my personality very well. Go Destinies! =D" Jul. 24, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "I get so confused when they call my name but don't want me just the other destiny but I still give my name a thumbs up , HEY it's my name" May. 5, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny and honestly, I hate it when people call it a stripper name, cuz its not true. My middle name is Kalyse. I think my name is beautiful and if you don't like it then why are you even here?" Apr. 24, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny and I have already lived up to my name having been a 4.3 gpa having graduate from high school at the top of my class and now attending one of the top colleges in the country. I bet I have a higher IQ than tons of "elizabeths". A name doesn't make you, you make the name! Also, The stripper assumptions are incredibly ignorant!" Apr. 10, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny and I love it. Ironically, my husband is Dustin. It really irritates me when people make comments about it being a stage name. (This is not a pick up line and it is not funny.) My middle name is Rae and the meaning of my name, according to my mom is that my future is happy and full of sunshine." May. 25, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Destiny is my Grand Daughters name and Yes she is Our Destiny, My Son & his Girlfriend it was Fate to be her Parents.. And a stripper name has nothing to do with the name.. A stripper can have any name. But Our Destiny is a beautiful girl.." May. 7, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Ahh Yes, My name is Destiny. It Sort reminds me Of a Strippers Name. But Oh Well is Pretty and Very Uniqe. I Have my momments where i hate it but it grows on me." Mar. 26, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Destiny I come from hispanic background so almost everyone had a hard time pernouncing her name but over time there doing much better but every one else always tells me its a beautiful name and asks why Destiny and its easy to answer we were just destined to be in each others life thats why she is my Destiny." Nov. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Destiny I come from hispanic background so almost everyone had a hard time pernouncing her name but over time there doing much better but every one else always tells me its a beautiful name and asks why Destiny and its easy to answer we were just destined to be in each others life thats why she is my Destiny." Nov. 6, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Destiny is my friends name it is beautiful i'm so jealous, i get to be a classic Emily, butat first when she siad her anme was destiny i was a bit weirded out. its mileys real name?" Oct. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Destiny people do often spell it wrong like Destiney but never have a problem pronouncing it i have met one other little girl with that name." Oct. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is Miley Cyrus's real name! 'Destiny Hope Cyrus'! Cool! This is not such a popular name that you see in schools, but I guess some people DO have this name!" Aug. 7, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "My daughters name is Destiny.. i love the name.. im sure she will to when she gets older she is only 9 months old. i dont know many people with the name destiny, i know one little girl with the same name." Jul. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "MA DAUGHT3RS NAM3 IS D3STINY AND SHE HAS A PURPUS3 FOR H3R NAM3 CAUS3 SH3 WAS A 25 W33K P3RMATUR3 BKABKY" Jul. 12, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      5 Negative Comments

  • "I don't completely hate the name Destiny. I know a lot of great Destiny's. It's just extremely overused. I had three Destiny's in one class. All of them were amazing people, it's just becoming bland and boring." Dec. 17, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "I really Just don't like this name,and not because it's miley's real name and not because people think it sounds like a stripper name,i just DONT like it because it doesnt sound cute or pretty. and why do people feel the need to TYPE LyKe THIS." Jun. 16, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "This name is tacky and trashy. That does not mean all/most people named Destiny are that way but tacky/trashy is certainly the feel of the name. It's just cheap and unappealing. Who will be taken more seriously in a workplace setting when trying to get a job, Destiny or someone with a name that's actually a name?" Mar. 26, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "My friend named her second born Destiny when she couldn't get pregnant and it finally happened for her. It was beautiful and meaningful. Then she grew up and got caught up in meth and became a stripper. That was her destiny." Jun. 11, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "Can you picture a 65 year old woman with the name Destiny?? Not a classic." Jan. 23, 2007: Report as inappropriate

      17 Neutral Comments

  • "My name is Destiny. And in my own opinion, it's an okay name, although too long. Still pretty. I don't think of anything trashy when I hear it. But I really wish I had a different name, with all the people talking trash about it. I have to live with it after all. I'd still never give in to them and change it though. I haven't had to deal with many people making "It's your destiny!" jokes yet but I know I will eventually. People do constantly mishear my name though and say "Sorry, what? Stephany?" And other similar names. I absolutely hate the fact that people associate the name with strippers so much, that is NOT something I want people to think of when I introduce myself! No way! So if you seriously think that someone is going to be a stripper or trashy just because of a name, you're being ridiculous. I'm proof of that, and plenty of other people named Destiny who may be reading this probably are too, and agree with me." May. 24, 2018: Report as inappropriate

  • "hi my name is Destiny and to be honest, i didn't really like my name when i was young because NO ONE HAS THIS NAME. but its a beautiful name guys!im from montreal canada and everyone called destiny, i hope you find someone and name your kids after yourself cause its wonderful and unique!!! love Destiinyyyyyyyyyyyy" Mar. 28, 2017: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny, I'm not really a huge fan of my name but I learned to live with it. Although my name is Destiny I prefer to spell it with two e's instead of a y, which may or may not make my dad a not-so happy camper. But I don't care what my dad thinks, don't get me wrong I love my dad, but I just want to express myself by spelling my name the way I want to spell it." May. 27, 2015: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny...and honestly I hate it. Soon I'm going to get it legally changed. But that is a good name...so if u have this name dont get me wrong. O guess its just me I dont like it for me and some girls it is good for...but not for me. Thanks but no thanks!��" Nov. 30, 2014: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Destiny (spelled that way). My parents names me that because they wanted all their chiIdren to start with a D. It goes: David, Dominique, Destiny and Dacia (pronounced like Deja Vu.) I like my name a lot but I was never obsessed over it. A lot of people I meet say that my name is very pretty and beautiful and they like it. People do make jokes like "....but Destiny, it's your destiny" and I use to feel a little upset but now I've gotten use to it and I use that line sometimes too! Haha Some annoying boys in my school say Des-tiny, but that doesn't bother me at all. My nicknames are Des, Dest, from my family(mostly my little sister and dad) I'm called Dessie. And my weird friends call me Destin all the time without the "y" sound. And I use to be like, "seriously, why?" Haha but not anymore. I respond to it and got use to it. I've never heard my name being used as a strpiers name but whatever because it doesn't phase me. Really, any name can be a stripped name. Ps- my middle name is Cruz (moms madden name)" Jul. 20, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "destiny is my name but its spelt destinie...i dont like it i want a short namelol" Apr. 23, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Destiny and I love my name...so all you haters back off cuz you are probably jelly of all of us...it is true that ALOT of strippers names are Destiny but they became that there selfs so stop haten we are not ALL a bad influence f.y.I" Jan. 23, 2013: Report as inappropriate

  • "well people spell it destiny but its destinie so a lot of people do that but it still sounds right." Apr. 8, 2012: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is destiny and i did not know that the name destiny is popular" Oct. 21, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is my name and i have didnt like at first but then it just fit and a name doesn't define who you are what you do defines who you are .....so just because there are stripers with the name destiny doesn't mean she will be one...there are stripers with all kinds of names probaly even yours....And it has nicknames my mom named me destiny lynn and my whole family called me dezie lou but as i got older i got called dezi...it really is a beautiful name" Jan. 21, 2011: Report as inappropriate

  • "my name is Destiny and I couldn't ask for a better name. everyone i've met has said that my name is beautiful an I think the same. for those of you who think Destiny is a stripper name and instantly think that whoever is named Destiny has little education, is spoiled, and will eventually turn out to be a stripper, you're wrong. for me, I am completely opposite of all that; I am in honors for all of my classes in highs school and the last thing I would want to be is a stripper. even though I am the only Destiny in a school of over 500 students, I have known a few Destiny's and each of them were the nicest and the smartest girls in the room. so please, if anyone is thinking of naming their child Destiny don't be fooled by all the immature people that say it's a stripper name. Destiny is a very beautiful and unique name." Dec. 21, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "oh miley... s.l.u.t. name your daughter this if you want her ending up to be a stripper" Jun. 22, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "This is sorta my name although my parents decided to spell my name Destinie. i dunno dont ask. i dont really like it. its too long. i like short names that roll off of your tongue like Lilly. lol" Nov. 1, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "this is a beautiful name because its miley cyrus' real name!" Aug. 25, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "well my name is destany and it's not a bad name.Could you picture a 65 year old woman being named Kendra,Kristina,Cassidy,or names like that?there are other names that are not a classic either" Apr. 18, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "Destiny is my name and i stand proud for it. My mom *who died a half a year ago* told me that i was to be strong and help others. I'll live up to that ALWAYS. i may be a teenager, but i do know how to be an adult." Jan. 13, 2007: Report as inappropriate

  • "I'm sorry, I don't mean to be rude, but this is a stripper name. If you want your daughter to have a destiny, don't name her Destiny!" Nov. 4, 2006: Report as inappropriate



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