Danny entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #1958 in the U.S. in the 1950s, but is not found in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Danny are Danielle (#297 THE PREVIOUS YEAR), Danna (#519), Danica (#707), Dani (#1025), Dania (#1235), Danya and Danita. Other variants, like Daney, are seldom used. These forms of Danny were at the height of their popularity in 1991 (MEDIAN #1421) and are now significantly less popular (#1222, 89.8% LESS USAGE). Danielle has been the most recognizable form, although Dani appears to be gaining favor too, while Danielle is no longer trendy.
Danny is pronounced similarly to Dagna, Daina, Dana▼, Dannah, Deena▼, Denay, Deney, Denia, Dhana, Dhanna, Diahna, Diana▼, Dianna▼, Digna, Dinay, Diona, Donnie▼, Donny, Donya, Duana, Duena, Duna, Dwayna, Dyana and Dyna. Other recommended names are Benny, Binny, Bunny, Cinny, Conny, Dabney, Dabny (see Dabney), Dacey, Dacy, Daffy, Dafna, Dafne, Dagny, Daicy, Daisy, Daly, Dane, Danfy, Danne, Dannon, Darby▼, Davy, Dawn▼, Dawne, Dayne, Deann▼, Deanne▼, Diann▼, Dianne▼, Dyann, Dyanne, Fanny▼, Franny, Hanny, Janny, Jany, Jinny, Konny, Lanny, Nanny, Penny▼, Rainy, Renny, Ronny, Sanny, Sinny, Suanny, Swanny, Tawny and Winny. These names tend to be more commonly used than Danny.See names in meaning and etymology.