Dusty - girls name

Dusty name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 85%

Dusty name meaning:

The name Dusty is derived from the English word "dust," which refers to fine particles of earth or other matter in the form of a powder. As a name, Dusty is often associated with a rugged and down-to-earth personality. It embodies qualities such as strength, resilience, and a grounded nature. The name Dusty may also evoke a sense of nostalgia, as it is reminiscent of dusty roads or old, weathered objects that hold a certain charm.

In addition, Dusty can also connote a free-spirited and adventurous nature. It may be seen as a name suitable for someone who embraces a carefree and unconventional lifestyle. Dusty could symbolize a person who is unafraid to take risks and explore uncharted territories. The name has a certain rugged charm that can evoke images of wide-open spaces, sunsets over deserts, or a life lived close to nature.

Overall, the name Dusty carries a sense of earthiness, resilience, and adventure. It is a name that reflects a grounded yet free-spirited nature, and it can be a fitting choice for parents seeking a name with a rugged and nostalgic feel.

Origin: German

Form of Dustin. Valiant fighter.

Related names

Dustin , Dust, Dustan, Dustine, Duston, Dusty , Dustyn

Other girls names beginning with D


Overall UK ranking: 860 out of 5581

41 recorded births last year

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    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1010)

Historical popularity of Dusty

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