Name Dan - meaning, origin, popularity 

Dan name meaning

What does Dan mean?

Gender: Unisex, both Boy and Girl
Origin: Mandarin, Hebrew, Old English and Latin
Usage: English, Kanji symbol, Mandarin, Nordic, German, Romanian, Faroese, Icelandic, Greenlandic, Finnish, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian
Pronunciation: \"pronunciation
Meaning: God is My Judge, Form of Daniel, Conqueror and Dane
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Predominant and Evergreen unisex name Dan is prevalently used in Faroese, English, Greenlandic, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Finnish, German, Danish, Icelandic, Mandarin, Kanji symbol and Nordic has its roots in Mandarin, Latin, Old English and Hebrew, meaning of Dan is "God is My Judge, Form of Daniel, Conqueror or Dane". Dan is a variation of popular Dangelo. Dangelo is form of desirable Deangelo. Meaning of Dangelo is D'angelo and From Angelo is used substantially in English is of English origin. Dan is version of lofty and biblical Daniel. Daniel means Judge and God and My Judge is the Lord has its origin in French and Spanish. Dan is variant of trendy Dante. Dante is an abridged form of Durante. Dante is equivalent of Durante in Italian language. Desirable and Venerable Latin Dante, meaning of Dante is "Endure and Enduring".. Dan is short version of Danforth. Danforth is variant form of perpetual, eminent and biblical Daniel. Eminent and Perpetual Danforth's origin is Hebrew and Old English, meaning of Danforth is "Place Name in Britain". Dan is form of Danr in Swedish and Danish languages. The name is celebrated on December 11th.

Variants of Dan

Dahn, Dangelo, Dante, Daniel, Deangelo, Durante, Dantrell, Daniyel, Daiel, Danila, Angeldaniel, Danieljames, Jodan, Danr

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How popular is the name Dan?

Dan was among the popular names in United States. Since emerging in 1880 around 106454 babies have been given the first name. When at its peak in 1881, it ranked 86th when 3697 parents chose the moniker for their baby boys. After 207 years, the name has past its prime. Additionally, the name has been in the top 100 baby names 4 times Dan was a common name in France. Over 2370 babies have been named Dan since 1990. When at the peak of its usage in 1996,. After 20 years of usage, the name has fallen out of the charts.

Dan is a unique baby name in England and Wales, it has been in use since 1996 and was able to reach the top 500 names. In 1997, it achieved its highest ever ranking of 476 on boy names chart when 48 babies were named Dan. There are over 719 babies that have been given the name Dan in England and Wales. However things change on global perspective, Dan is extremely popular in Nigeria where every 1 in 2000 have the name. Also the baby name is popular in Romania, Canada, Vietnam, China, Uganda, England, Philippines, Sweden, India, Niger, Sudan, Kenya, Australia, Ghana, Japan, Israel, Denmark, Ethiopia, Cambodia, South Africa, Malawi, Rwanda, Egypt and Ivory Coast. At least, 1360000 people around the globe have been given the name as per our evaluation.

YearBoysGirls
RankBirthsRankBirths
2018165896
2017163396
20161601100
2015171390
20141561101
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People often mistake you for a fool but you always find an indirect way to prove them wrong. You like people too but prefer your solitude. You are enthusiastic, always do something productive, however, you lack creativity. In order to refuel your soul with creativity, travel, or do something unusual for you. You want to find your soul mate but secretly don't believe in soul mates. You need to open up and allow your closest ones to enter your real world.

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Famous people named Dan

    Dan Georgakas, American anarchist poet and historian,
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