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Girl Names Starting with Dan-

Dan- baby names and what they mean, with 13 results. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread in 1991 (USAGE OF 1.5%) and has become significantly less since (USAGE 0.3%, 79% LESS), with names like Danica becoming less trendy. Daniella (#332) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this list, while Danner (TOP 2%) and Danis (9%) are familiar Dan- last names. Here is the list of Dan- names for boys.

Dan- names

Dana - Dany

Dana and variants

Dana1, var. Danya1, Danna1, Danica1, Dania1, Daney1, Dane, Danet, Danay1, Danah, Danaca1
Based on Old English. "From Denmark." Daja is also a somewhat common baby name.

Danae and variants

Danae, var. Danee1, Danea, Danaye, Danay2
Derived fr. Greek element. Mythology .. Dalae and Dande are creative variations.

Danell
Var. of Denelle. Modern name .. Gender-neutral name. Common as surname, and Danell (UPPER 59%) is similar to common -ell last names Dowell (UPPER 1%), Canell (43%).

Da- and variants

Danisha, Danira1, Danique, Danille, Daniesha, Danessa
Forms of Da-. Based on American word. .. Pronunciation emphasis is on the second .. Less used today. Danisha was the version last appearing (1998) in the Top 2000.

Danfy
Var. of Daphne. Based on Greek. "Laurel tree." Danfy is scarcely used as a women's name. See also Danay.

Dangelis, var. Dangela
Modern elaboration of Angela, perhaps suggested .. Uncommon, with the androgynous -is ending for Dangelis, like Delis.

Danica and variants

Danica2, var. Dannika, Dannica, Danika, Danaca2
Root fr. Slavic, Latin elements. "Morning star; from Denmark." Danica and Danika were Top birth names in 2016.

Danielle and variants

Danielle, var. Danyelle, Danyella, Danyell, Danya2, Dany1, Danny, Dannyce, Dannielle, Danniella, Danni1, Danney, Danna2, Dannette, Danitza1, Danita1, Danit, Danila, Daniella, Danijela, Daniele, Daniela, Danie, Danice1, Dania2, Danica3, Dani1, Daney2, Danette1, Danelley, Danella, Danelle1, Danele, Danee2
Stems fr. Hebrew, French words. "God is my Judge." Usage of Danielle and variants as baby names in 2016 was 38.5% less than a decade ago.

Danira2
Var. of Daira. Root fr. Spanish, Greek. "Knowing, informed." Rare. Danira is not listed in the US Demographics. See also Danila.

Danna and variants

Danna3, var. Danya3, Dany2, Dantina, Dannon, Dannia, Dannelle, Danni2, Dannell, Dannee, Dannalee, Dannah, Danita2, Danitza2, Danise, Danice2, Dania3, Dani2, Danelle2, Danette2, Dana2
Source fr. Old English. .. Dannah is a biblical place name. Dana and Danette have declined in favor as birth names since 1960-1969.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dan- names: Dana, Danae, Danelle, Danette, Dani

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dan- names: Dania, Danica, Daniela, Daniele, Daniella

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dan- names: Danielle, Danika, Danisha, Danita, Danna

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dan- names: Dannette, Dannielle, Danny, Danya, Danyell, Danyelle

Danne
Form of Diana. Source fr. Latin language. "Divine." Scarce as a girls' name, but Danne is similar to the more popular Denna.

Dantea
Origin fr. Latin language. "Lasting, enduring." Unconventional. Dantea is not listed in the US Census. See also Danet.

Dany3
Var. of Daenerys. From American word. Character name of a queen known .. Danzy (UPPER 16%), Danly (72%) are familiar last names. See also Dona.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Dan- names for girls.

1. Dana - Dany
Dana [Dane, Danya, Danna, Dania, Daney, Danet, Danay, Danica, ..], Danae [Danee, Danea, Danay, Danaye], Denelle [Danell], Da- [Danira, Danisha, Danique, Danille, Danessa, Daniesha], Daphne [Danfy], Dangelis [Dangela], Danica [Danika, Danaca, Dannika, Dannica], Danielle [Dany, Danya, Danny, Danyell, Dannyce, Danyelle, Danyella, Dannielle, ..], Daira [Danira], Danna [Dany, Danya, Danni, Dannon, Dannia, Dantina, Dannell, Dannelle, ..], Diana [Danne], Dantea, Daenerys [Dany]

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