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Dane (girl)

What does Dane mean?

Dane Pronunciation of Dane [dane] as a girls' name (also used more commonly as boys' name Dane) has its root in Old English, and the meaning of Dane is "from Denmark". Dane is an alternate spelling of Dana (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Dane has 1 variant: Dayne.

11 more alternative forms via Dana: Daena, Danaca, Danah, Danay, Danet, Daney, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya and Dayna.

1 masculine form: Dana.

Creative forms:
(female) Daie, Done, ..

(male) Dabe, Danu, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dane Harmonie (D.H.), ..

How popular is Dane?

Dane is a rare first name for females but a very popular surname for all people (#9866 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Dane (unlisted) are Dana (#851 a year ago), Dania (#1235), Danica (#707), Danna (#519), Danya and Dayna. Usage of these relations of Dane was more pronounced in the 1970s (adoption of 0.38%) and has become significantly diminished since (adoption 0.07%, down 82%), with forms like Dayna becoming less stylish. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dana, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Dayna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dane is pronounced similarly to Dagne, Danne, Dawn, Dawne, Deane, Deann, Deanne, Deeane, Deeann, Dene, Deon, Dian, Diann, Dianne, Dion, Dione, Dionne, Dowan, Duane, Duwan, Dwayne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne. Other suggested similar names are Dace, Dafne, Dahna, Daina, Dale, Dama, Danae, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Dani, Danie, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Dawna, Deana, Dena, Denae, Deney, Deni, Dhana, Diana, Dina, Dinae, Dona, Duana, Duna, Dwana, Dyana, Dyna, Jane and Lane. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dane.