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31k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Dane

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How popular is the baby name Dane in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1898 5 0 5
1908 6 0 6
1912 6 0 6
1913 7 0 7
1914 11 0 11
1915 6 0 6
1916 7 0 7
1917 9 0 9
1918 17 0 17
1919 10 0 10
1920 16 0 16
1921 27 0 27
1922 17 0 17
1923 11 0 11
1924 21 0 21
1925 35 0 35
1926 22 0 22
1927 24 0 24
1928 16 0 16
1929 10 0 10
1930 20 0 20
1931 9 0 9
1932 24 0 24
1933 18 0 18
1934 26 0 26
1935 20 0 20
1936 22 0 22
1937 19 0 19
1938 15 0 15
1939 14 0 14
1940 29 0 29
1941 23 0 23
1942 16 0 16
1943 27 0 27
1944 29 0 29
1945 69 0 69
1946 145 6 139
1947 176 0 176
1948 145 0 145
1949 160 0 160
1950 158 6 152
1951 161 0 161
1952 189 0 189
1953 185 6 179
1954 282 0 282
1955 230 8 222
1956 293 0 293
1957 353 0 353
1958 293 6 287
1959 357 0 357
1960 294 5 289
1961 305 6 299
1962 287 7 280
1963 316 0 316
1964 350 8 342
1965 221 5 216
1966 183 5 178
1967 228 7 221
1968 255 0 255
1969 254 7 247
1970 241 6 235
1971 217 10 207
1972 204 0 204
1973 207 0 207
1974 174 0 174
1975 168 8 160
1976 167 11 156
1977 167 0 167
1978 268 9 259
1979 348 11 337
1980 327 5 322
1981 342 8 334
1982 411 13 398
1983 836 5 831
1984 644 10 634
1985 1,020 13 1,007
1986 1,079 11 1,068
1987 776 19 757
1988 773 15 758
1989 689 6 683
1990 744 5 739
1991 585 6 579
1992 566 14 552
1993 527 11 516
1994 530 9 521
1995 525 8 517
1996 525 8 517
1997 517 12 505
1998 455 0 455
1999 545 0 545
2000 589 6 583
2001 548 0 548
2002 545 11 534
2003 579 5 574
2004 537 0 537
2005 560 0 560
2006 769 7 762
2007 957 8 949
2008 923 6 917
2009 824 7 817
2010 684 0 684
2011 574 0 574
2012 570 0 570
2013 482 0 482
2014 421 0 421
2015 428 5 423

Want to know about the popularity of the Dane baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 31,050 babies born with the name Dane in the United States. That's more than enough Danes to occupy the territory of Gibraltar (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 29,441 (as of July 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1898 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Dane" was in 1986 with a total of 1,068 babies. (That's a lot of baby Danes)

According to the 1985 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Dane" ranks #76 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Hawaii. Imagine that, 20 babies in Hawaii have the same name as you in 1985. Across the entire United States a total of 1,020 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Dane popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Dane" mean? The list below shows the origins of Dane as well as things modernly associated with the name Dane such as celebrities named Dane.

Scandinavian

Origin and Meaning of Dane

The name "Dane" is of Scandinavian origin, and it means "God is my Judge or From Denmark". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Dane Cook

Dane Cook is a comedian with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1990 to present. Dane was born in 1972 as Dane Jeffrey Cook in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.

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Dane Christensen

Dane was born in 1986.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Dane

Dane Dehaan
Dane Colombia
Dane Ridge
Dane Witherspoon

Alternative Meanings

D is for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

N is for nice, need I say more?

E is for eternal, your spirit will live.

Your name in reverse order is "Enad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nade". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Dane born Jun 27, 1959

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Mexico approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. Magic is everywhere around you, in most usual, most ordinary incidents. Your lesson - to learn magic and to help people to see it clearly. You are a magician!

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