Daniel - boys name

Daniel name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 99%

Daniel name meaning:

The name Daniel is of Hebrew origin and has a rich biblical background. It is derived from the Hebrew name "Daniyyel," which means "God is my judge." The name has been widely used throughout history and has its roots in the Old Testament.

In the Bible, Daniel is a significant figure known for his wisdom and interpretation of dreams. He is celebrated for his unwavering faith and loyalty to God, even in the face of adversity. The story of Daniel in the lion's den is one of the most well-known narratives in the Bible, highlighting his courage and trust in divine protection.

The name Daniel carries a deep spiritual and symbolic meaning. It reflects the belief in divine justice and the understanding that God is the ultimate judge of human actions. Furthermore, it represents qualities such as wisdom, strength, and faithfulness. Overall, the name Daniel is associated with a person who possesses moral integrity, spiritual depth, and a strong connection to their faith.

Origin: Hebrew

God is my judge.


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Related names

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Overall UK ranking: 54 out of 4789

1150 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (38)
  • England (54)
  • Wales (88)

Historical popularity of Daniel

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