Daniel (name)

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Daniel [ dan-yuhl ][1] is a Hebrew given name for males and a surname. It means, "GOD IS MY JUDGE".[2][3]

There are many nicknames for "Daniel": Dan, Danny, Dani (English) and Danya (Russia). For females, nicknames include Danielle, Daniela, Dani, and Danitza. "Daniel" as a surname developed into Daniels, meaning "son of Daniel".[4]

This name was ranked #16 on the US Popular Male Names in 2021. [5]

First name[change | change source]

MeaningGod is my judge
Other names
Nickname(s)Dan, Danny, Danya
Related namesDanielle, Daniela

Last Name[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Definition of Daniel | Dictionary.com". www.dictionary.com. Retrieved 2023-03-29.
  2. "Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Daniel". behindthename.com.
  3. Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1, p.68.
  4. "Surname: Daniel". surnamedb.com. Retrieved 2008-03-31.
  5. OACT. "Popular Baby Names". www.ssa.gov. Retrieved 2023-03-29.