First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Danan

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  • A submission from Pennsylvania, United States says the name Danan means "Fertility princess. Sent from heaven" and is of Celtic origin.
  • A user from Canada says the name Danan is of Canadian origin and means "Under Gods rule".
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Notable Persons Named Danan

Danan Hughes is a football player for the Kansas City Chiefs. He was most prominent from 1993 to 1998. Danan was born on December 11th, 1970 in Bayonne, New Jersey.


He holds the title Roshi and Rōshi. Danan was born in 1939.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Danan

He passed away in 1493.


Where is the name Danan popular?

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Popularity of Danan as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Danan U.S.
  White 36.33% 64.26%
  African American 5.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 53.24% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Danan

People with the last name Danan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Danan

  • How Popular is the name Danan? Danan is the 49,503rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Danan was the 70,403rd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Danan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 43 babies born with the first name Danan in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Danan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Danan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Danan is Sunday, February 3rd, 1946.
  • What year had the most people named Danan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Danan was in 1977 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Danan: Your name in reverse order is Nanad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nndaa. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Danan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 278 people with the last name Danan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Danan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Danan as their last name since less than 1 person in 1.1m people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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