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Girl Name: Destiny

Name: Destiny
Pronunciation: \d(e)-sti-ny, des-tiny\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: one's certain fortune; fate
Origin: French
Sounds Like: Dustin, Dustan
Variant forms: Destanee, Destina, Destine, Destinee, Destiney, Destini, Destinie, Destyni
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1074


Destiny \d(e)-sti-ny, des-tiny\ as a girl's name is pronounced DES-tih-nee. It is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Destiny is "one's certain fortune; fate". Mythology: the Greek deity of fate.

Destiny has 8 variant forms: Destanee, Destina, Destine, Destinee, Destiney, Destini, Destinie and Destyni.

Baby names that sound like Destiny are Dustin and Dustan.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Destiny.


Destiny is a very popular first name for women (#1074 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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