Dakota is a boy name and means friend, ally. It is a Native American Indian name and its pronunciation is \d(a)-ko-ta\. Other similar names and variants include: Daccota, Dakoda, Dakodah, Dakoeta, Dakotah, Dekohta, Dekota, Dekowta, Montana, Takoda. Dakota is not a popular first name for men and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women.
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  • Dakota Fanning (actress) born on February 23, 1994.
  • Dakota Johnson (actress) born on October 4, 1989.
  • Dakota Brooks born on February 9, 2000.
  • Dakota Morton born on June 12, 1988.
  • Dakota Goyo (actor) born on August 23, 1999.
  • Dakota Meyer (writer)
  • Dakota Schuetz born on March 19, 1966.
  • Dakota Blue Richards (actor)
  • Dakota Wint born on June 13, 1992.
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Famous actors named Dakota and their movies

Dakota Fanning
Dakota Fanning

Born on February 23, 1994

  • Age: 29
  • Birth sign: Pisces
  • No. of movies: 32

The Benefactor

Directed by: Andrew Renzi

Starring: Richard Gere, Dakota Fanning, Theo James, Dylan Baker

Very Good Girls

Directed by: Naomi Foner

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Olsen, Sterling Jones, Lenny Platt

Every Secret Thing

Every Secret Thing

Directed by: Amy Berg

Starring: Diane Lane, Elizabeth Banks, Dakota Fanning, Danielle Macdonald



Directed by: Henry Selick

Starring: Dakota Fanning, Teri Hatcher, John Hodgman, Jennifer Saunders

Country: United States of America

Dakota Johnson
Dakota Johnson

Born on October 4, 1989

  • Age: 33
  • Birth sign: Libra
  • No. of movies: 14


Directed by: Luca Guadagnino

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Tilda Swinton, Mia Goth, Lutz Ebersdorf

Country: Italy

Fifty Shades Darker

Fifty Shades Darker

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Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Eric Johnson, Eloise Mumford

Country: United States of America

Fifty Shades of Grey

Fifty Shades of Grey

Directed by: Sam Taylor-Johnson

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Jennifer Ehle, Eloise Mumford

How to Be Single

Directed by: Christian Ditter

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Leslie Mann, Alison Brie

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Famous writers named Dakota and their books

Dakota Meyer
Dakota Meyer
  • No. of books: 1
Into The Fire

Into The Fire


"The Story of Dakota" . . will be told for generations."--President Barack Obama, from remarks given at Meyer's Medal of Honor ceremonyIn the fall of 2009, Taliban insurgents

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