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What does Danilo mean?

Danilo Pronunciation of Danilo [dani-lo] as a boys' name has its root in Hebrew, and the meaning of the name Danilo is "God is my judge". Danilo is a Spanish form of Daniel (Hebrew).

Associated with: judge.


17 alternative forms via Daniel: Dan, Danal, Dane, Daneal, Danek, Danell, Dani, Danial, Daniele, Danil, Danko, Dannel, Dannie, Danny, Danya, Danyal and Danyel.

Creative forms:
(male) Dailo, ..

(female) Danido, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danilo Dempsey (D.D.), ..

How popular is Danilo?

Danilo is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1089 out of 1220, Top 89%) but a unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Danilo was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its top rank of #1029 in the U.S. in the year 2015. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dan (#1723 a year ago), Dane (#626), Danial, Daniel (#12), Dannie and Danny (#426) are the popular related forms of Danilo (#1029 a year ago). Usage of these forms of Danilo was more pronounced 35 years ago (average #703) and has become significantly lower since (#1116, 61.8%), with versions like Dan becoming less fashionable. Daniel has been the most recognizable form, although Danilo seems to be getting popular too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danilo, Dan, Dane, Danial, Daniel 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

Danilo is pronounced similarly to Denali. Other suggested similar names are Agnolo, Atilo, Camillo, Camilo, Cirilo, Dabnie (see Dabney), Dacio, Dael, Dago, Dai, Daicy, Daile, Dailey, Daily, Dal, Dale, Dallon, Damaro, Damian, Damiano, Damick (see Damek), Damien, Damion, Danar, Dandie, Danie, Dann, Danno, Danon, Dantae, Dantay, Dante, Danube, Darel, Darian, Daric, Darick, Dariel, Dario, Darius, Darko, Darneil, Darnell, Darold, Darro, Daryl, David, Davie, Daviel, Davies, Davion, Davison, Dayle, Daylon, Denly, Derito, Dilon, Dino, Donal, Donato, Donell, Dunlop, Dunly (see Dunley), Gavrilo, Harlo, Lalo, Laslo, Manolo, Pablo, Paolo, Pavlo, Philo, Quilo and Saulo. These names tend to be less frequently used than Danilo.

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