[ 1 syll. des-tin, de-st-in ] The baby boy name Destin is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as D-S-TihN †. Destin is largely used in the English language, and its origin is English and Old Norse. English origin: It is derived from the elements 'destiny' ; 'destinare' meaning to determine, to destine. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name.
In addition, Destin is an English variant of the name Dustin (English and German).
The name Destiny (English) is the female equivalent of Destin.
See also the related category word (element).
Destin is unusual as a baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 2001 with 0.012% of baby boys being given the name Destin. Its ranking then was #726. The baby name has since substantially declined in popularity, and is now of infrequent use. In 2016, among the group of boy names directly linked to Destin, Dustin was the most popular. Destin has predominantly been a baby boy name in the past century.
† Pronunciation for Destin: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; S as in "see (S.IY)" ; T as in "tee (T.IY)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"