Danny - boys name

Danny name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 92%

Danny name meaning:

The name Danny is a diminutive form of the name Daniel. Derived from the Hebrew name Daniyyel, it means "God is my judge." The name Danny carries strong biblical and religious connotations, as Daniel was a revered figure in the Old Testament known for his wisdom and faithfulness to God. Consequently, individuals named Danny are often associated with qualities such as righteousness, integrity, and a deep connection with their spiritual beliefs.

People with the name Danny tend to be friendly, outgoing, and sociable. They possess a natural charm that draws others towards them, making them popular among their peers. Their strong sense of justice and fairness further contributes to their likability. Dannys are often natural leaders, as they possess the ability to make sound judgments and provide guidance to others. They are determined and ambitious, always striving for success in their endeavors.

In summary, the name Danny symbolizes a strong connection with spirituality and a sense of righteousness. Its biblical origins contribute to qualities such as integrity and wisdom. Individuals named Danny are often charismatic and popular, with a natural ability to lead and inspire others. Their determination and ambition enable them to achieve their goals and make a positive impact in their personal and professional lives.

Origin: Hebrew

Form of Daniel. God is my judge.


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Related names

Daniel , Daena, Daina, Dan , Danakas, Danek, Danel, Danell, Danelle, Danette, Daney, Dani , Danice, Daniele , Daniella , Danielle , Daniels , Danil, Danila, Danilkar, Danilo , Danise, Danita, Danitza, Danko, Dannalee, Dannee, Dannel, Dannell, Dannelle, Danni , Dannia, Dannie, Danniel, Dannon, Danny , Dano, Dantina, Dantrell, Danuta, Dany, Danya , Danylets, Danylko, Dasco, Dayna , Dayne, Donois, Taneli

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Overall UK ranking: 384 out of 4789

114 recorded births last year

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  • Scotland (262)

Historical popularity of Danny

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