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What does Danyal mean?

Danyal Pronunciation of Danyal [danyal] as a boys' name is of Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Danyal is "God is my judge". Danyal is an alternate spelling of Daniel (Hebrew).

Associated with: judge.


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

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

Creative forms:
(male) Damyal, Dunyal, ..

(female) Danda, Danrah, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danyal Brycen (D.B.), ..

How popular is Danyal?

Danyal is an unusual given name for males. Danyal is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Danyal (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000 are Dan (#1723 from recent data), Dane (#626), Danial, Daniel (#12), Danilo (#1029), Dannie and Danny (#426). Other variants, like Danell, are seldom used. These forms of Danyal were popular in the 1980s (median #703) and are now much less popular (#1116, 61.8% less usage). Daniel is the longstanding favorite, though Danilo has gained in usage, while forms like Dan have lost favor. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

Danyal is alike in pronunciation to Donal, Donell and Donnel. Other recommended names are Conal, Dacian, Dagny, Daivat, Daivyan, Dallas, Daman, Damyan, Damyen, Dana, Danar, Dandy, Danie, Dann, Dantae, Dantay, Dantel, Danton, Danube, Daquan, Darel, Darnall, Darnel, Darrah, Darral, Darran, Darrol, Daryl, Daryle, Daryll, Daryn, Dasean, Dashae, Davian, Davyan, Day, Daye, Daylan, Dayle, Demyan, Denali, Denham, Denman, Denys, Denzyl, Deryl, Deryll, Donald, Donau, Dontae, Dugal, Duncan, Dunham, Duval, Emanual, Faycal, Fingal, Hamal, Hanyel, Jallal, Jamaal, Jammal, Kendal, Laval, Lindal, Loyal, Macneal, Magal, Manual, Mcneal, Randal and Vanya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Danyal.

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