Origin of the name Dustin
Dustin, of Norse origin, is a very popular first name. It is more often used as a boy (male) name.
People having the name Dustin are in general originating from United Kingdom, United States of America.
For another variant of the name Dustin across the world, see Thorstein.
Name meaning of Dustin
- Name Number: 6
- Interpretation: Home, Family, Love, Balance, Harmony, Help, Warmth, Social justice
History and Related Information
English: transferred use of the surname, which is of uncertain origin, probably a Norman form of the Old Norse personal name Dórsteinn, composed of elements meaning ‘Thor's stone’. It is now used fairly commonly as a given name, largely as a result of the fame of the film actor Dustin Hoffman (b. 1937), who is said to have been named in honour of the less well-known silent-film actor Dustin Farman.
Popularity of the given name
The name Dustin is ranked on the 328ᵗʰ position of the most used names. It means that this name is very frequently used.
We estimate that there are at least 910700 persons in the world having this name which is around 0.028% of the population.
The graph below represents the number of people who were given this name for each year since 1900 in the U.S.A.:
The name Dustin has six characters. It means that it is relatively medium-length, compared to the other names in our database.
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