Dakota as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Dakota?

We estimate that there are 125,959 people named Dakota who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Dakota is the 270th most common for men, and the 439th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Dakota?

The average person named Dakota is 19.62 years old.

Is Dakota a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

2,137 people named Dakota were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 258th most popular name for girls, and the 320th most popular overall.

The popularity of Dakota peaked in 1995, when it was the 56th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Dakota a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Dakota is a unisex name, but more common for men. 70.1% of people named Dakota are male, while 29.9% are female.

Facts About the Name Dakota

Popularity of Dakota in England

In 2020, Dakota was the 521st most popular name for girls in England and Wales.