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Pronunciation

dəkoʊtə

Origin

English

Meaning

This name has a great natural ricochet sound that makes it sound so confident! Itbrings to mind the wild expanses of natural beauty in the US states of North and South Dakota. This huge smile of a name comes from the Native AmericanLakota language and means ‘friend’. It shortens to the wonderfully, sunshine-y Cody.

Rank in the year 2015

Dakota was ranked #520 in the most popular American names of 2015.

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