Dakota is a gender-neutral name and is of Native American origin. It can be used for both girls and boys. It means friend, ally. Though a unisex name, this name is trendier as a girl’s name than as a boy’s. Pronounced as duh-koh-tuh, the name is currently in the top 500 of U.S birth chart of the year 2021 and not in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names.
Dakota can be used for both boys and girls.