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What does Danko mean?

Danko Pronunciation of Danko [danko] as a boys' name is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of the name Danko is "God is my judge". Danko is an alternate form of Daniel (Hebrew).

Associated with: judge.


16 related forms via Daniel: Dan, Danal, Dane, Daneal, Danek, Danell, Dani, Danial, Danil, Danilo, Dannel, Dannie, Danny, Danya, Danyal and Danyel.

Creative forms:
(male) Dando, Tonko, ..

(female) Dande, Dando, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danko Luciano (D.L.), ..

How popular is Danko?

Danko is a rare given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#8815 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Dan (#1723 in recent rankings), Dane (#626), Danial, Daniel (#12), Danilo (#1029), Dannie and Danny (#426) are the prominent alternative forms of Danko (outside Top 2000). Other forms, like Danyel, are uncommon. These relations of Danko were at the top of their popularity 4 decades ago (adoption of 2%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.8%, 61.8%), with forms like Dan becoming less trendy. Daniel has been the most popular choice, though Danilo has become popular as well over time. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

Recommended names are Branko, Dacio, Dack, Dago, Dana, Danar, Danby, Dandy, Danie, Dann, Danno, Danon, Dante, Danton, Dario, Darko, Darro, Dingo, Dino, Franko, Hako, Jacko, Janko, Lacko, Marko and Vanko. These names tend to be more commonly used than Danko.

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