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Meaning of Dashiell

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The name Dashiell has the following meaning:

Dashing. Possibly a modern form of "Dash".
It is a male name, suitable for baby boys.


As a baby boy name, Dashiell is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available popularity statistics for the name Dashiell in the USA, for the past 100 years.
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The name Dashiell is pronounced as dash-yell


Dashiell originates from the Scottish language.

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Related names

The following names are baby names related to Dashiell and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Dashiell: Boys - Bruce, Douglas, Melville, Girls - Alana, Davina, Fiona, Jamya, Both genders - Blair, Logan


The name Dashiell is itself a variant of Dash


We think the name Dashiell should fall under the following style category: Exotic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Dashiell to be: sensual and beautiful

In one word, you might describe Dashiell as a(n) "beautiful" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Dashiell (or its variants) are:

Dashiell Eaves , born on 6 August, a famous actor. Dashiell Eaves 's background: Born in 1974 in New Mexico, he is an American actor who attended the School of the Arts in New York City when his family moved to New York from New Mexico. He began his professional career in acting when he was nineteen years old and has acted in many shows, including TV, film and Broadway productions since then.

George Dashiell Bayard , born on 18 December, a famous soldier. George Dashiell Bayard 's background: Born in 1835, he was a career soldier in the United States Army and an American Civil War Union Army General. He served in the army from 1856 to 1862 and the wars he had fought in included the American Civil War, the Battle of Cedar Mountain and the Battle of Fredericksburg. He died on the battlefield in the Battle of Fredericksburg.

Samuel Dashiell Hammett , born on 27 May, a famous author. Samuel Dashiell Hammett 's background: Born in 1894, he was an American author of hard-boiled detective novels and short stories. Known for his authenticity and realism, he is widely regarded as one of the finest mystery writers of all time.
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