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Meaning of Destiny

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The name Destiny has the following meaning:

Fate. It is an inspirational and stylish name, and one of the most popular modern names.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.


As a baby girl name, Destiny is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 32 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Destiny fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 9 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 57 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Destiny in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics


The name Destiny is pronounced as dehs-tuh-nee


Destiny originates from the English language.

See other suggested English girl baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Destiny and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Destiny: Boys - Byron, Dawber, Durwood, Dwayne, Junior, Ramsey, Waylon, Zane, Girls - Aiyana, Claribel, Dawn, Earlean, Jaelyn, Lassie, Merri, Merry, Both genders - Audrey, Carlisle, Muriel, Raven, Sky


Popular Variants for the name Destiny: Destance, Destanea, Destany, Destine, Destinea, Destinee (English), Destiney, Destini, Destinie, Destynea, Destyni


Common nicknames for the name Destiny are: Dez, Dessie


We think the name Destiny should fall under the following style category: African-American.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Destiny to be: A mysterious and enchanting woman, who holds a lot of power in her hands

In one word, you might describe Destiny as a(n) "mysterious" person.

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