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Danny (girl)

What does Danny mean?

Danny Pronunciation of Danny [dan-ny] as a name for girls (also used more regularly as boys' name Danny) means "God is my Judge". Danny is an alternate form of Danielle (Hebrew, French): feminine transcription of Daniel.

Associated with: judge (righteous).


Danny has 11 variants: Danee, Daney, Dani, Dania, Danie, Danna, Danney, Danni, Dany, Danya and Doneille.

7 more relations via Danielle: Danele, Danica, Danice, Danila, Danit, Danita and Dannyce.

1 masculine form: Daniel.

Creative forms:
(female) Deny, Dony, ..

(male) Danda, Danry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danny Jaya (D.J.), ..

How popular is Danny?

Danny is a rare given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#78838 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

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)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danny name in U.S.

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

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.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danny, Dani, Dania, Danica, Danielle in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danita, Danna, Danya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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.

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