Meaning: Dakota was the name of a Native American tribe whose descendants still live in the Dakotas and surrounding states today. The word Dakota can also mean “friend” or “ally.”
Personality: Eager to Please
About This Name: Some well-known Dakotas include American actress Dakota Fanning, jazz singer Dakota Staton and Dallas Cowboys quarterback Dakota Prescott. A movie called Dakota released in 1988 featured the star Lou Diamond Phillips.
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