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Danny meaning and name origin
Danny \d(an)-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Danny), has the meaning "God is my judge" and is a variant of Daniel (Hebrew), biblical: the prophet and writer of the book of Daniel was a teenager when he was taken to Babylon after the destruction of Jerusalem in 607 BC.
Danny is also pronounced similarly to Dana, Danie, Danno, Denney, Denny and Donny. Other suggested similar baby names are Dabny, Dagny, Dain, Daine, Dan, Danby, Dandy, Dane, Dann, Dayne, Donn, Donne, Dunn, Dunne, Lanny and Manny.
Popularity of Danny
Danny is a very popular first name for males (#101 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for all people (#64751 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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