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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 0.7%, 65% LESS), with names like Dana becoming less fashionable. Danilo (#1033) and Dante (#316) are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here, while Danis (TOP 9%) and Dant (13%) are popular Dan- last names. Here is the list of Dan- names for girls.

Dan- names

Dan - Danube

Dan and variants

Dan1, var. Dann
Based on Hebrew. "Judge; God is my judge." Dan and Dann became less popular last year, dropping on average -9 rankings as birth names with Dan falling the most.

Dana and variants

Dana, var. Danie, Dane1
"From Denmark." Dana (cf. Tana, Fana) is a popular -ana suffix surname. Also possibly a place name referring ..

Invented name, taken from "Star Trek" .. Danar is unusual as a boys' name. 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.

Dandy, Dandie
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 variants

Dane2, var. Danon
Derivative of English. "From Denmark." Dane and Danon became less popular last year, falling -3 positions as baby names with Dane dropping the most.

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

Daniel and variants

Daniel, var. Danyel, Danyal, Danya, Dantrell, Danny, Dannel, Dannie, Danko, Danilo, Danil, Daniele, Dani, Danial, Danell, Danek, Daneal, Dane3, Dan2, Danal
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.

Dantay1, Dantae1
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.

Dante and variants

Dante1, var. Dantel, Dantay2, Dantae2
Root fr. Spanish, Italian, Latin elements. "Lasting, enduring." Popular as baby names, Dante, Dantae, etc. are pronounced like the conventional Deonte.

Var. of Durand. Based on French, Latin words. "Firm, enduring." Dante is familiar as a birth name compared to other variations. See also Dantel.

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 [Danya, Danny, Danko, Danyel, Danyal, Dannie, Dannel, Dantrell, ..], Danno, Donte [Dantay, Dantae], Dontavius [Dantavius], Dante [Dantel, Dantay, Dantae], Durand [Dante], Danton, Danube

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