What does Danielle mean?
Danielle \d(a)-nielle, dani(el)-le\ as a girls' name is pronounced dan-YELL. It is of Hebrew and French origin, and the meaning of Danielle is "God is my Judge". Feminine variant of Daniel. Novelist Danielle Steele.
Danielle has 36 variants: Daanelle, Danee, Danele, Danella, Danelle▼, Danelley, Danette▼, Daney, Dani, Dania▼, Danica, Danice, Danie, Daniela, Daniele, Daniella, Danijela, Danila, Danit, Danita▼, Danitza, Danna, Dannette, Danney, Danni, Danniella, Dannielle, Danny, Dannyce, Dany, Danya, Danyell, Danyella, Danyelle, Dhanielle and Doneille.
Danielle is a very prominent first name for females (#150 out of 4276, Top 3%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#53659 out of 150436, Top 36%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Danielle for girls. Danielle entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest rank of #17 in the U.S. in 1991, and is at #264 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent varying forms of Danielle (#264 in 2014) listed in the Top 1000 are Danelle, Danette, Dania, Danica (#557 in 2014), Daniel, Daniela (#225), Daniella (#319), Danita, Danna (#544), Danyelle and Janelle (#450). Adoption of these girl names reached its peak in 2008 (usage of 0.359%) and is somewhat lower today (usage 0.3034%, down 15.5%), with the forms Danelle, Danette, Dania, Daniel and Danita falling out of fashion. The trendier birth names here are Daniela (#225), Daniella (#319), Danielle (#264), Danna (#544) and Janelle (#450), and there is also a revival in birth name popularity for Danna. Below is a charted comparison of the usage of the girl name Danielle and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Danielle is alike in pronunciation to Danell, Danille, Dannell, Dannelle, Dawnelle, Dawnielle, Dawnyelle, Dinelle, Donelle, Donielle and Donnelle. Other suggested similar baby names are Darielle and Janielle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danielle.