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What does Danial mean?

Danial Pronunciation of Danial [da-nial] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the name Danial means "God is my judge". Danial is a variant form of Daniel (Hebrew).

Associated with: judge.


Danial has 9 variants: Danal, Daneal, Danell, Daniele, Danil, Dannel, Danyal, Danyel and Deiniol.

9 more related forms via Daniel: Dan, Dane, Danek, Dani, Danilo, Danko, Dannie, Danny and Danya.

Creative forms:
(male) Danily, ..

(female) Danian, Danili, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danial Austyn (D.A.), ..

How popular is Danial?

Danial is a somewhat popular first name for males (#747 out of 1220, Top 61%) and an even more popular surname for both adults and children (#55124 out of 150436, Top 37%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Danial reached its highest position of #552 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Daniel (#12 in 2015), Danny (#426), Dane (#626), Danilo (#1029), Dan (#1723) and Dannie are the prominent variation forms of Danial rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Danial were favored as baby names 4 decades ago (usage of 2%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.8%, 62%), with forms like Dannie falling out of fashion. Danilo is the most trendy birth name in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danial, Dan, Dane, Daniel, Danilo in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dannie, Danny in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Danial is alike in pronunciation to Donal, Donell and Donnel. Other suggested similar names are Connal, Crandal, Dacian, Daelan, Dagan, Dain, Daine, Daivat, Daivian, Dallan, Dalziel, Daman, Damian, Damiano, Damion, Damyan, Dana, Danar, Dandie, Daneard, Danie, Dantae, Dantay, Dante, Dantel, Danton, Daquan, Darian, Darias, Dariel, Darnall, Darrah, Darral, Darrel, Darrill (see Darrel), Darrol, Darryl, Daryl, Daryll, Dasean, Dashae, Davi, Davian, Davie, Daviel, Daytan, Denali, Denis, Denziel, Denzil, Deshal (see Deshan), Deval, Donau, Dontae, Doriel, Duncan, Dunham, Duval, Faysal, Gamal, Haniel, Jahmal, Jamal, Kaniel, Kendal, Laval, Lindal, Macneal, Manual, Rafal, Randal and Ronal. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danial.

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