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What does Daney mean?

Daney Pronunciation of Daney [daney] as a name for girls has its root in Old English, and the name Daney means "from Denmark; God is my Judge". Daney is an alternate spelling of Dana (Old English). Daney is also a form of Danielle (Hebrew, French).

Associated with: old english, judge (righteous).


Daney has 15 variants: Daena, Danah, Danay, Danee, Dani, Dania, Danie, Danna, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Danya, Dayna and Doneille.

18 more relations via Dana, Danielle: Danaca, Dane, Danele, Danella, Danelle, Danelley, Danet, Danette, Danica, Danice, Daniela, Daniele, Danila, Danit, Danita, Dannyce, Danyell and Dayne.

Creative forms:
(female) Doney, Duney, ..

(male) Dady, Daer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daney Hensley (D.H.), ..

How popular is Daney?

Daney is an uncommon first name for women but a very popular last name for all people (#43058 out of 150436, Top 29%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Daney (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000 are Daniela (#200 last year), Danielle (#297), Danna (#519), Danica (#707), Dana (#851), Dani (#1025), Dania (#1235), Dayna, Danya, Danyell, Danny, Daniele, Danelle, Danette and Danita. These forms of Daney were at the apex of their popularity in the year 1991 (median #1290) and have become much less conventional since (#1388, 83%). Dana is more widely used than the rest, although Dani appears to be getting popular too, while versions like Dana used to be popular. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dana, Danelle, Danette, Dani, Dania in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danica, Daniela, Daniele, Danielle, Danita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danna, Danny, Danya, Danyell, Dayna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Daney is alike in pronunciation to Dahna, Dahnya, Daina, Danae, Dannah, Dannee, Dawna, Deana, Dena, Denay, Deney, Denia, Denni, Denny, Dhana, Dhanna, Diana, Dianna, Dinae, Dinya, Donia, Donnay, Donni, Dwana and Dyanna. Other suggested similar names are Bianey, Cacey, Caley, Catey, Chaney, Dabney, Dacey, Dacy, Daffy, Daicy, Daly, Danell, Danfy, Danne, Dantea, Daphney, Darbey (see Darby), Darcey, Darcy, Davy, Dawne, Deane, Dene, Diane, Duane, Dyane, Haley, Honey, Janey, Janney, Kacey, Kaley, Katey, Ladey, Lainey, Laney, Layney, Macey, Mazey, Nanney, Nansey, Pansey, Raley, Rayney, Reney, Shaney, Taney, Tanzey, Tawney and Toney. These names tend to be more commonly used than Daney.

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