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Dakota is a Baby Girl Name

Find out the meaning behind the name Dakota.

The name Dakota is a girl's name of Native American origin meaning "friendly one". One of the first trendy nineties western place-names, now flagging a bit in popularity. Young actress Dakota Fanning helped give it a feminine spin; Rosie O'Donnell chose it for her newborn daughter. Interestingly, Dakota is one of those unisex baby names used for almost exactly equal numbers of girls and boys.

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