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282k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Danny

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: God is my Judge
  • #252 All Time
Girls
Boys
Similar Names
17k Danna (English)
7k Dani (English)
7k Dania (American)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1900 7 0 7
1901 8 0 8
1902 9 0 9
1903 5 0 5
1904 7 0 7
1905 5 0 5
1907 7 0 7
1908 8 0 8
1909 10 0 10
1910 10 0 10
1911 9 0 9
1912 14 0 14
1913 33 0 33
1914 28 0 28
1915 40 0 40
1916 43 0 43
1917 64 0 64
1918 77 5 72
1919 77 0 77
1920 90 0 90
1921 102 0 102
1922 108 0 108
1923 124 0 124
1924 126 0 126
1925 183 8 175
1926 232 8 224
1927 208 0 208
1928 288 11 277
1929 320 5 315
1930 395 5 390
1931 397 10 387
1932 422 0 422
1933 508 6 502
1934 610 6 604
1935 670 0 670
1936 763 6 757
1937 1,032 9 1,023
1938 1,218 9 1,209
1939 1,278 9 1,269
1940 1,483 5 1,478
1941 1,655 12 1,643
1942 2,212 9 2,203
1943 2,912 13 2,899 #88 boy name
1944 3,525 12 3,513 #76 boy name
1945 4,194 20 4,174 #56 boy name
1946 6,664 17 6,647 #46 boy name
1947 8,084 21 8,063 #39 boy name
1948 8,030 21 8,009 #39 boy name
1949 8,045 25 8,020 #40 boy name
1950 8,166 16 8,150 #39 boy name
1951 8,195 26 8,169 #41 boy name
1952 8,858 37 8,821 #40 boy name
1953 8,635 27 8,608 #41 boy name
1954 9,108 22 9,086 #42 boy name
1955 8,730 27 8,703 #45 boy name
1956 8,582 29 8,553 #46 boy name
1957 8,845 35 8,810 #45 boy name
1958 8,974 33 8,941 #45 boy name
1959 8,769 42 8,727 #48 boy name
1960 8,633 28 8,605 #48 boy name
1961 8,235 36 8,199 #54 boy name
1962 7,679 38 7,641 #54 boy name
1963 7,128 28 7,100 #55 boy name
1964 6,500 26 6,474 #56 boy name
1965 5,706 30 5,676 #56 boy name
1966 4,741 20 4,721 #62 boy name
1967 4,337 25 4,312 #68 boy name
1968 4,009 27 3,982 #74 boy name
1969 4,055 42 4,013 #73 boy name
1970 3,795 31 3,764 #85 boy name
1971 3,639 28 3,611 #82 boy name
1972 3,339 32 3,307 #87 boy name
1973 3,198 21 3,177 #83 boy name
1974 2,890 30 2,860 #91 boy name
1975 2,772 31 2,741 #94 boy name
1976 2,526 33 2,493
1977 2,459 20 2,439
1978 2,223 19 2,204
1979 2,277 16 2,261
1980 2,284 18 2,266
1981 2,108 15 2,093
1982 2,065 14 2,051
1983 2,039 22 2,017
1984 2,026 25 2,001
1985 2,033 20 2,013
1986 1,930 17 1,913
1987 1,861 16 1,845
1988 1,918 21 1,897
1989 1,928 16 1,912
1990 1,930 14 1,916
1991 1,863 17 1,846
1992 1,637 14 1,623
1993 1,436 15 1,421
1994 1,289 11 1,278
1995 1,270 12 1,258
1996 1,219 13 1,206
1997 1,152 13 1,139
1998 1,065 10 1,055
1999 1,074 6 1,068
2000 1,063 7 1,056
2001 1,017 0 1,017
2002 1,167 10 1,157
2003 1,088 6 1,082
2004 1,052 14 1,038
2005 1,057 8 1,049
2006 1,078 5 1,073
2007 1,073 10 1,063
2008 1,004 10 994
2009 1,019 17 1,002
2010 1,007 10 997
2011 867 5 862
2012 785 13 772
2013 770 11 759
2014 711 7 704

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 1971 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Danny" ranks #83 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 176 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1971. Across the entire United States a total of 3,639 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 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 midwest? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

English

Origin and Meaning of Danny

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.

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 dependable, on you I can rely.

A is for activities, for you have many.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

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 "Naydn". 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 Mar 1, 1947

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 Ukraine approximately on 775. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Danny

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

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