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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Dallin
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Dallin in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Dallin:
Records indicate that 2,572 boys in the United States have been named Dallin since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 2002, when 235 people in the U.S. were given the name Dallin. Those people are now 18 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Dallin
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9 Positive Comments
"We planned to name our son Kalin but it seemed too feminine like (kaitlyn). My husbands name starts with a D so we decided on Dalin (Day-LIN) I am really liking it because it is fun and unique." Aug. 30, 2011:
"My name is Dallins. I really like my name cuz is unique" Apr. 12, 2009:
"I knew Dallin wasn't very common and even more rare as a surname. Me and my family are the only ones with this last name in the state we live in. My brother is the last of the Dallin's to pass on the family name." Aug. 1, 2008:
"I didn't realize how rare this name was before naming my son. Many people are confused about the pronunciation, saying it "Doll-in" or "Daylin" rather than the correct way, rhyming with talon or gallon." Nov. 26, 2007:
"We named our youngest son Dallin. We really like it, but no one ever pronounces it correctly or has ever heard of it. That's o.k though, we still like it." Jun. 26, 2007:
"My son born 8-95 named Dallin - they say day lynn - it's a unique name but it is pronounced like gallon - y do people want 2 add a y that's not there! my son now that he is 10 loves his unique name and in a school of 600 kids he is the only one - my son is 1 in a million not 1 of a million ya no?" Jun. 29, 2006:
"My name is Dallin. It's very unique yet it's still cool. It's also fun to hear all the ways teachers pronounce it for the first time.
(a helpful way to have people pronounce it is "Allen with a D")" Feb. 17, 2006:
"Want to name our son this hen he comes. We love the name!" Feb. 7, 2006:
"It's a wonderful name. We named our son Dalin and everyone feels that it is unique." Jul. 3, 2005:
2 Negative Comments
"My name is Dallin. Cute as a baby, fun as a teen, bad as an adult. It's hard to be taken seriously." Oct. 24, 2020:
"My name is Dallin, I love it, but it when I went to school I got tired of subs pronouncing it wrong. How hard is it to pronounce? teachers taught us to use phonics but they don't know how to use it for themselves." May. 5, 2010:
4 Neutral Comments
"My name is Dalin. Just one "l". This name is quite a popular in my country, Cambodia, and apparently, girls are mostly named after this name more than boys. I don't know, but people in my country seem to think the name is quite feminine. Still, I love this name." Mar. 29, 2018:
"My husbands name is Dallin and I love his name so much! Iv never heard of it til i met him and its perfect because he is as unique as his beautiful name" May. 29, 2010:
"My name is Dallen. Not so different from Dallin. Dallen is a great name for being unique. I enjoy my name. It's nice being the only Dallen in the whole town because you know when someone says your name its going to be about you and not a different Dallen." Apr. 11, 2010:
"I named my son Dallin this past may and i love it!!! most people say they have never heard of it and that is ok by me, i didn't want my son to have a really popular name" Dec. 23, 2009:
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