Daniel (name)

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

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".[3]

First name[change | change source]

Gender Male
Language(s) Hebrew
Meaning God is my judge
Other names
Nickname(s) Dan, Danny, Danya
Related names Danielle, Daniela

Last Name[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Behind the Name: Meaning, Origin and History of the Name Daniel". behindthename.com. 
  2. Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1, p.68.
  3. "Surname: Daniel". surnamedb.com. Retrieved 2008-03-31.