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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Dakotah

This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Dakotah in the U.S. since 1880.

A few facts about the boy's name Dakotah:

  • Records indicate that 1,356 boys in the United States have been named Dakotah since 1880.

  • The greatest number of people were given this name in 1994, when 207 people in the U.S. were given the name Dakotah. Those people are now 26 years old.

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      5 Positive Comments

  • "My name is Dakotah and I love it but my name is some times made fun of because its a state and my middle name is a form of music and my last name is a restaurant my full name is Dakotah Lyric Dennie but i soon began to fall in love with my name because I?m unique .And who ever reads this you should too , what people say doesn?t define you I know this and Iḿ 12" Mar. 8, 2019: Report as inappropriate

  • "My name is Dakotah and i'm a girl. I think it is a very unique name and not many people have it but i've been told it means friend. I also know two boys named Dakota and a girl named Dakota but without the h. It's not only a boys name. & normally a lot of people mispell my name." Dec. 5, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • ""My name is Dakotah. I'm 28, i'm a guy, and I am half Indian. Dakotah is a Lakota word meaning "ally", but I myself am Apache and Pueblo Indian. Lakota parents would not name their kids Dakotah... Almost all girls like the name for a guy, so if you are having a baby boy and want him to have an easy time with girls and people in general, think about this name. However this likely wont hold true if you and your kids are squares or nerds. I would not recommend the name to any weak-minded or very unattractive parents. And not that I have anything against ugly people or nerds. Best for artistic and openhearted parents. Oh yeah, not good for super white-bread families or hicks. No Republicans either. Never mispronounced or made fun of. Never been an obstacle to my professional career either. Very strong name and should be carried by strong individual. As a girls name, Dakota (notice spelling) is very pleasant as well in my opinion."" May. 11, 2009: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Dakotah, I had only heard of one other person with that name when he was born. I chose to add the "h" so that it would be unique. Until I came across this website, I had never seen another Dakotah (with an h). His name could not suit him more. He will soon be 17 years old and every bit as rugged as the name would suggest." Dec. 23, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "It is a perfect name. I love it. I really like the unique spelling to." Jul. 12, 2006: Report as inappropriate

      3 Neutral Comments

  • "i named my son dakotah he is now almost 14 months old....i dont know why i chose that name i just loved it....i didn't think too many people put the "h" on the end until i came across this site.... i just wonder if its appropiate for when he is an adult?" Nov. 20, 2010: Report as inappropriate

  • "i love the name, im am so gonna name my son that, but im gonna spell it as DAKOHDA" Jul. 8, 2008: Report as inappropriate

  • "My son is named Dakotah, he has some Sioux in him. He fits his name well, as it means faithful friend in the Sioux language. I added the h because I didn't want people to confuse him with the state. It also sets him apart from the common spelling Dakota" Jul. 24, 2006: Report as inappropriate

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