Daan name meaning

Updated: May 30th, 2024
Gender: Boy
Origin: Hebrew
Usage: Sikh, Dutch, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: pronunciation of Daan daan
Meaning: Charity and God is My Judge
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What does Daan mean?

Prevalent boy name Daan is mostly used in Finnish, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, Sikh and Swedish that originated from Hebrew, meaning of Daan is "Charity or God is My Judge". Daan is shortened form of Daniel.

Daniel's meaning is God is My Judge God has Judged and Judge and God came from Portuguese and Romanian. Daan is shortened form of Daniël. Daniël's meaning is God is My Judge is originated from Hebrew is mainly used in Dutch.

How do I pronounce Daan?

The one syllabled name Daan is pronounced, daan.

Variants of Daan

Daniyel, Daniyyel, Daniel

How popular is the name Daan?

Daan was a common name in Belgium. Over 4609 babies have been named Daan since 1995. When at its peak in 2008,. However the graph is now showing a downward trend after 24 years but it is still going strong.

Daan is an uncommon baby name in France where it is still in use. Daan is a rare baby name in England and Wales however it is still in use. But Daan is a popular baby name in China where every 1 in 70000 have the name.

As per our research, over 40000 people has been named Daan globally.

[1] Source: Social Security Administration


Daan in Nordic countries

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What numbers say about Daan?

As every person has its flaws, you are not an exception. Your life interests change as you change, constantly. Once you distance yourself from everything you know inspiration will walk into your life again. Reorder your priorities and put work as last. Your great sense of humor makes you attractive in other people's eyes. You are a perfectionist and like to have things in order even to the tiniest detail.

Other names similar to Daan

  •  Ka - The curious unisex name Ka is used dominantly in Tamil, Telugu and Dutch, Ka means "Something Special" has origin in Old Greek
  •  Rien - Meaning of Rien is Of the Sea and Sea Which Belong is used as a gender insensitive name and is rooted from Celtic and Germanic is notably used in Dutch. Rien is short version of Marinus.
  •  Merten - The uncommon boy name Merten came from Old English and Latin predominantly used in German and Low German languages, Merten means "Mars"
  •  Demy - Queer girl name Demy means "Dedicated to Demeter" and is chiefly used in English and Dutch has origin in French and Old Greek
  •  Mirte is used especially in Swedish, Finnish and Dutch aimed at baby girls and originated from Old Greek and English, Mirte means "Myrtos"

Sibling Names for Daan

Choosing a name for your newborn can be quite challenging, especially when you have multiple children. If you've decided on the name Daan, congratulations! To make the process easier, we've compiled a list of sibling names that pair perfectly with Daan. From classic to modern, here are some great options to consider.

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Famous people named Daan

  • Daan van Bunge, Dutch cricketer
  • Daan Jippes, cartoonist, who has worked with Disney comics
  • Daan Vaesen, Belgian footballer currently playing for Duffel
  • Daan Kagchelland, sailor from the Netherlands,
  • Daan de Groot, road bicycle and track cyclist
  • Daan den Bleijker, Dutch footballer who was active as a forward
  • Daan Schuurmans, Dutch actor
  • Daan van Dijk, Dutch track cyclist
  • Actor Daan Brouwers, renowned for tvMovie Wierook en tranen


  1. Social Security Administration, https://www.ssa.gov/oact/babynames/index.html
  2. Office for National Statistics, https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/livebirths
  3. Institut national de la statistique et des études économiques, https://www.insee.fr/fr/statistiques/2540004
  4. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://statbel.fgov.be/en/themes/population/family-names-and-first-names/first-names-boys-and-girls
  5. Sociale Verzekeringsbank, https://www.svb.nl/nl/kindernamen/
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