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Popularity
282k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Danny

  • Gender: Boy
  • #252 All Time
Girls
Boys
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How popular is the name "Danny" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1900707
1901808
1902909
1903505
1904707
1905505
1907707
1908808
190910010
191010010
1911909
191214014
191333033
191428028
191540040
191643043
191764064
191877572
191977077
192090090
19211020102
19221080108
19231240124
19241260126
19251838175
19262328224
19272080208
192828811277
19293205315
19303955390
193139710387
19324220422
19335086502
19346106604
19356700670
19367636757
19371,03291,023
19381,21891,209
19391,27891,269
19401,48351,478
19411,655121,643
19422,21292,203
19432,912132,899#88 boy name
19443,525123,513#76 boy name
19454,194204,174#56 boy name
19466,664176,647#46 boy name
19478,084218,063#39 boy name
19488,030218,009#39 boy name
19498,045258,020#40 boy name
19508,166168,150#39 boy name
19518,195268,169#41 boy name
19528,858378,821#40 boy name
19538,635278,608#41 boy name
19549,108229,086#42 boy name
19558,730278,703#45 boy name
19568,582298,553#46 boy name
19578,845358,810#45 boy name
19588,974338,941#45 boy name
19598,769428,727#48 boy name
19608,633288,605#48 boy name
19618,235368,199#54 boy name
19627,679387,641#54 boy name
19637,128287,100#55 boy name
19646,500266,474#56 boy name
19655,706305,676#56 boy name
19664,741204,721#62 boy name
19674,337254,312#68 boy name
19684,009273,982#74 boy name
19694,055424,013#73 boy name
19703,795313,764#85 boy name
19713,639283,611#82 boy name
19723,339323,307#87 boy name
19733,198213,177#83 boy name
19742,890302,860#91 boy name
19752,772312,741#94 boy name
19762,526332,493
19772,459202,439
19782,223192,204
19792,277162,261
19802,284182,266
19812,108152,093
19822,065142,051
19832,039222,017
19842,026252,001
19852,033202,013
19861,930171,913
19871,861161,845
19881,918211,897
19891,928161,912
19901,930141,916
19911,863171,846
19921,637141,623
19931,436151,421
19941,289111,278
19951,270121,258
19961,219131,206
19971,152131,139
19981,065101,055
19991,07461,068
20001,06371,056
20011,01701,017
20021,167101,157
20031,08861,082
20041,052141,038
20051,05781,049
20061,07851,073
20071,073101,063
20081,00410994
20091,019171,002
20101,00710997
20118675862
201278513772
201377011759
20147117704

Want to know about the populiarty of Danny? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 282,227 babies born with the name Danny in the United States. That's more than enough Dannies to occupy the territory of French Polynesia (France) with an estimated population of 277,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Danny" was in 1954 with a total of 9,086 babies. (That's a lot of baby Dannies)

According to the 1951 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Danny" ranks #75 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Maine. Imagine that, 23 babies in Maine have the same name as you in 1951. Across the entire United States a total of 8,195 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Danny DeVito

Danny DeVito is an actor, producer, and director with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1970 to present. Danny was born in 1944 as Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr. in Neptune Township, New Jersey, U.S.

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Danny Trejo

Danny Trejo is an actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1977 to present. Danny was born in 1944 as Dan Trejo in Echo Park, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Danny Glover

Danny Glover is an actor, director, and activist with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1979 to present. Danny was born in 1946 as Daniel Lebern Glover in San Francisco, California, U.S.

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Danny Dyer

Danny Dyer is an actor and former football team chairman with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1993 to present. Danny was born in 1977 in Canning Town, East London, England.

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Danny Masterson

Danny Masterson is an actor, disc jockey, and businessman with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1988 to present. Danny was born in 1976 as Daniel Peter Masterson in Albertson, New York, U.S.

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Danny Elfman

Danny Elfman is a composer, singer-songwriter, record producer, and actor with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1972 to present. Danny was born in 1953 as Daniel Robert Elfman in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

D is for dignity, no one disputes this trait!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for nice, need I say more?

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynnad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Ndnay". 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 Danny born Aug 21, 2002

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Philippines approximately on 1100. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Danny

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