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What does the name "Danny" mean?

Danny (English): God is my Judge

The name "Danny" is of English origin and it means "God is my Judge". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

D is for diamond, the brilliance you shine.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

Y is for youthful, your eternal look.

Your name in reverse order is "Ynnad". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Dynna". 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.

How popular is the name "Danny" in the U.S.?


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 first appeared 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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Danny" is not a popular baby boy's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, only 17 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of 1,019 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Danny popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Danny in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Danny

Danny DeVito

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


Danny Trejo

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


Danny Glover

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


Danny Dyer

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


Danny Masterson

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


Danny Elfman

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


Past life for Danny born May 27, 1944

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 Wales approximately on 1750. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You always liked to travel, to investigate, could have been detective or spy. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.