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Dan- baby names and what they mean, with 15 results. Usage of these boy names was at its peak 4 decades ago (adoption of 2.1%) and has become much lower since (adoption 0.8%, 60% less), with names like Dana becoming less fashionable. Danilo (#1029) is the most contemporarily stylish name for newborns here, while Danos (top 11%) and Danzy (16%) are popular Dan- last names. Here is the list of Dan- names for girls.

Dan- names

Dan - Danube

Dan and variantsDan1, var. Dann
Based on Hebrew. "Judge; God is my judge." Dan and Dann became less popular last year, dropping on average -80 rankings as birth names with Dan falling the most.

Dana and variantsDana, var. Dane1, Danie
"From Denmark." Dang is also a marginally prominent birth name. Also possibly a place name referring ..

Invented name, taken from "Star Trek" .. Unconventional, but Danar is similar to popular last names Canar (upper 99%), Dannar (49%), which also end with -nar. See also Damar.

Var. of Denby. Based on Scandinavian word. "The Dane's village." Scarce as a birth name, but Danby is comparable to the more common Danny. See also Danube.

Dandie, Dandy
Forms of Andrew. Origin fr. Greek word. "Man, warrior." Unusual as boys' names, but Dandie and Dandy are similar to the more popular Sandy.

Dane and variantsDane2, var. Danon
Derivative of English. "From Denmark." Dane and Danon became less popular last year, falling -1 position as baby names with Dane dropping the most.

Danehard, Danehardt, Daneard, Daneardt
Var. of Dainard. Source fr. Old English language. "Bold Dane." Danehardt and variants are hardly found as male names.

Daniel and variantsDaniel, var. Dan2, Danal, Dane3, Daneal, Danek, Dani, Danell, Danial, Daniele, Danil, Danilo, Dannel, Danko, Dannie, Danny, Dantrell, Danya, Danyel, Danyal
Derived fr. Hebrew word. "God is my judge." Danilo has risen in popularity as a boys' name since 1880-1889.

From Japanese element. "Field gathering." Danno is unusual as a birth name. See also Dunn.

Dantae1, Dantay1
Var. of Donte. Source fr. Italian language. "Lasting." Dantae and Dantay are unconventional as men's names.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dan- names: Dan, Dana, Dane, Danial, Daniel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dan- names: Danilo, Dann, Dannie, Danny, Dante, Dantrell

Form of Dontavius. .. probably combination of Donte and Octavius. Not in popularity charts.

Var. of Durand. Based on French, Latin words. "Firm, enduring." Dante is a common (upper 57%) men's name, and exists regularly (upper 19%) as a surname. See also Dantel.

Dante2, var. Dantae2, Dantay2, Dantel
Root fr. Spanish, Italian, Latin elements. "Lasting, enduring." Dantel and variants were popular with parents 2 decades ago and are less conventional today.

Stems fr. French language. May mean "from Anton", a place .. Not in popularity charts. See also Manton.

Geography name .. Danube is not often used as a birth name.

Quick Reference

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

1. Dan - Danube
Dan [Dann], Dana [Dane, Danie], Danar, Denby [Danby], Andrew [Dandy, Dandie], Dane [Danon], Dainard [Daneard, Daneardt, Danehard, Danehardt], Daniel [Danny, Danko, Danya, Dannel, Dannie, Danyel, Danyal, Dantrell, ..], Danno, Donte [Dantae, Dantay], Dontavius [Dantavius], Durand [Dante], Dante [Dantae, Dantay, Dantel], Danton, Danube

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