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Gender: Male Origin of Dash: Diminutive of Dashiell, meaning unknown Meaning of Dashiell: Anglicization of French surname de Chiel, meaning unknown Dash's Popularity in 2018: #784

The name Dash is a boy's name . Dash is ranked #784 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Badass Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

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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.

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katinka Says:


Really like this - I love short, punchy names for boys. My concern is that it sounds too modern/trendy on its own, and I don't love Dashiell nearly as much.

Zelliew Says:


My daughter should have called her son Dash in the hope he would get ready for school faster

tracyseymour1 Says:


Dash is the middle name of Mason, one of Kourtney Kardashian's sons.

kendallrhea1 Says:


Cute name, but I only think of The Incredibles when I see it.

jan11th Says:


Short and sweet. Although i can only picture it on a teenage boy.