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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Dakoda
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Dakoda in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Dakoda:
Records indicate that 536 boys in the United States have been named Dakoda since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1995, when 144 people in the U.S. were given the name Dakoda. Those people are now 25 years old.
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Comments about the name Dakoda
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20 Positive Comments
"i love the name not just beacuse it's mine but yea i love it" Feb. 28, 2011:
"My daughter's name is Dakoda...I think it is beautiful & more girls should have it." Feb. 9, 2011:
"Many people I know spell it wrong, I cant believe how many people think it is spelled Dakota, but it is Dakoda NOT DAKOTA. I am a girl and sometimes people are confused when i say my name is Dakoda. I don't meet many others with the name Dakoda but I have met many people with the name Dakota. people have asked me if I would change my name to Dakota if I could, but I wouldn't. I love my name and how different it is I would never change it to Dakota." Jul. 15, 2010:
"My son's name is Dakoda and we have also called him Koda Bear since he was born. He is 5 now but he has a world of possibilities for nicknames if he doesn't like it. Koda, Dak, Dax, Kody, etc. The only problems we have run into is of course the misspelling and once there was a girl in his class named Dakota." Dec. 18, 2009:
"My four year old daughter is named Dakoda.
I adore this name and it's suits her perfectly.. She is nicknamed Koda and DL ( middle name starts with a L)" Sep. 7, 2009:
"My name is Dakoda because my parents wanted my name to be unique. Almost everyone spells it wrong, but I just correct them nicely and move on. I've always been called Koda bear by my mom, lol." Aug. 31, 2009:
"I named my son Dakoda and we call him Koda for short. Everyone seems to like the name. The only problem I have with it is that right after I had him the nurse told me it was a girl's name. And whenever I talk to new people they ask what my kid's names are and then they think Dakoda is a 'she' so I have to correct them. I didn't even know any girls named Dakoda until Dakota Fanning became popular. But I still really like the name for my son and love the meaning of the name as well." Aug. 5, 2009:
"I usually get called Dak by people I know, I have to say my name twice for people to understand... It's a good name, it's just uncommon which makes people take two looks at it." Apr. 6, 2009:
"Dakoda is my son's name....for years we usually would just call him Koda Bear but now that he is seven and a half we tend to just call him Koda..lol..most often people tend to spell it wrong but hey what can u expect, it really is a very common name of a state and a truck. But i love the name and spelling with the 'd 'just to be a little unique. ns from ns" Mar. 25, 2009:
"I named my now 8month old son Dakoda. It seems to of fit his personality. We've nicked named him Koda Bear and he loves when youu call him that. Its a great name" Mar. 19, 2009:
"In 2003 I was in basketball finals for my age group of 9 year olds and when we won my prize had my name spelt DAKOTA it's so annoying when people spell it wrong." Jun. 26, 2008:
"I would have to give this name a thumbs up! This is the name I gave my oldest son. I wanted something that was uncommon but not too off the wall. Everyone I meet seems to really like it. The only problem I have found is that everyone spells it D-a-k-o-t-a like the state. That is how we pronounce it, so I can see why. But I still like it spelled with a 'd'." Feb. 17, 2008:
"they spell it dakota and it is spelled dakoda. no not spelled the same way i have never met anyone that spells it the same way" Dec. 31, 2007:
"I named my new son 'Dakoda' and we think it is a fab, original name with lots of possibilites in the future to shorten if needed... We think its a really cool original name... you wont find many around so if your named Dakoda you have a very special name " a friend to all'" Jul. 4, 2007:
"Ive only met 2 other people. People usually spell it "Dakota"... which annoys me... and uh some people say it like "Duh-Co-Ta"... people call me dak sometimes... It doesnt bother me, little kids try annoying me by calling my Dakkie...And uh, I used to not like this name but Ive grown to like it. I think its a good name." May. 25, 2007:
"my name is dakoda i was born March 18 1997 i have never met any body with my name only dakota if youmdont like it kiss my ass" Apr. 24, 2007:
"my daughters name is dakoda! i love it she is only 6 mos. old as of now but so we dont know what she thinks but i love it!!!" Feb. 22, 2007:
"People constantly mispell my name (they spell it with a T instead of a D at the end)" Sep. 30, 2006:
"My son's name is Dakoda. Yes, everyone wants to spell it like the state. We picked it because of the meaning and we wanted to called him "Koda" for short. We haven't meet everyone yet that's spells it the same way. Elizabethtown, KY" Apr. 20, 2006:
"My son's name is Dakoda. With the popularity of "Dakota" growing because of Dakota Fanning, we wanted to be a bit different. Now Dakoda Dowd has started to become a rising golf star and I'm sure this spelling will become more popular as well. I am hoping in a few years, people won't misspell it as often." Mar. 21, 2006:
4 Negative Comments
"Its a fine name I guess but people shouldn't get mad when someone spells it wrong. Just because you ccan't spell or don't care does not make it a word." Dec. 4, 2013:
"Sorry, But I am really not fond of this name. It sounds like a great name for a pet, but not for a person." Jul. 8, 2009:
"I know a dakoda and he smells bad, that is why i dont like the name." Mar. 10, 2008:
"my grand daughter is called Dakoda. Has had problems with names like Dak, Dakkie and things like Dopey Dakkie" Mar. 29, 2006:
4 Neutral Comments
"I have a 13yr old named dakoda, love the name and spelling. seems every one want's to spell it the way the want (dakota), I have corrected many times." Aug. 23, 2009:
"Name your children whatever you want and don't let anyone make you feel weird or bad about it either!" May. 21, 2007:
"My daughters name is Dakoda,and she is a wonderful little girl.Yes everyone wants to spell it with a T ,even family that has known her since birth. She also knows a little boy named dakoda.He is 3years old. My girl is going to be 7 in July." Feb. 7, 2007:
"This is my name and practically everyone i meet likes it and they have to know me for a little while to actually know how to spell it With a D not a T DAKODA NOT DAKOTA but all and all i like my name" Jun. 6, 2006:
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