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What does Dany mean?

Dany Pronunciation of Dany [dany] as a name for girls has its roots in American and Old English, and the name Dany means "God is my Judge". Dany is an alternate form of Daenerys (American). Dany is also a derivative of Danielle (Hebrew, French): feminine form of Daniel. Dany is also used as a variation of Danna (Old English).

Associated with: old english, judge (righteous).


Dany has 14 variants: Dana, Danee, Daney, Dani, Dania, Danie, Dannah, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Dannia, Danny, Danya and Doneille.

10 more relations via Daenerys, Danielle, Danna: Danele, Danica, Danice, Danila, Danise, Danit, Danita, Dannon, Dannyce and Danyell.

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

(male) Daan, Daty, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dany Noah (D.N.), ..

How popular is Dany?

Dany is an uncommon given name for females but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#132259 out of 150436, Top 88%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Dany (not in Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Danielle (#297 a year ago), Danna (#519), Danica (#707), Dana (#851), Dani (#1025), Dania (#1235), Danyell, Danya, Danita and Danny. Other forms, like Danice, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Dany reached its apex in 1991 (usage of 1.4%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1%, down 89.7%), with forms like Danielle becoming somewhat outmoded. Dani is the most chic girl name among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

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

Similar Names

Dany is alike in pronunciation to Daina, Danae, Danay, Danaye, Danea, Dawna, Denae, Denay, Denia, Deona, Dhana, Dhanna, Dianna, Dina, Dinny, Dinya, Diona, Dona, Donia, Donnay, Donny, Donya, Duna, Dwana and Dynah. Other recommended names are Dabny (see Dabney), Dacy, Dagny, Daly, Dama, Damya, Dane, Danfy, Danne, Davy, Dawn, Dawne, Day, Dayne, Deane, Deann, Dene, Dian, Diane, Diann, Duane, Dwan, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann, Hany and Jany. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dany.

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