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Gender: M Origin of Dash: Diminutive of Dashiell, meaning unknown Dash's Popularity in 2015: #766

Dash is a nickname that can stand on its own and sounds, well, dashing. Connected these days with Kardashian enterprises.

Dash can stand on its own—as is evidenced by its entry into the US Top 1000 in 2014—or as a nickname for Dashiell.

Famous People Named Dash

Dashiell "Dash" (b. 1985), son of musician Alice Cooper
Dashiell "Dash" Snow, New York artist
Dashiel "Dash" Marquet Sayre, son of Singaporean blogger "XiaXue"
Mason Dash Disick, son of media personality Kourtney Kardashian
Jack Dash (1906-89), British trade-union activist

Pop Culture References for the name Dash

Queen Victoria had a childhood pet spaniel named Dash
Dashiell "Dash" Robert Parr, character in the movie "The Incredibles"
Dash, chain of clothing stores owned by the Kardashian sisters
Dash, character in the movie "Casper's Scare School"
Dash DeWitt, character on television series "Hart of Dixie"
Dashiell, "Dash," character in the novel "Dash and Lily's Book of Dares" by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Dash Hosney, character on the "Red Band Society" played by Astro
Dash, terrorist group (technically Daesh, but now simply referred to as Dash)