Names.org

Tip: Try the names of friends, pets, celebrities, and fictional characters

First Name
<100
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
459
in the U.S.
in 2010

Danger

Girls
Boys
First
Last

Fun Facts about the name Danger

  • How many people with the first name Danger have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 39 babies born with the first name Danger in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Danger? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2009 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Danger first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Danger is Tuesday, June 29th, 1943.
  • What year had the most people named Danger born? The highest recorded use of the first name Danger was in 2012 with a total of 9 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Danger: Your name in reverse order is Regnad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Reangd. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Danger? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 459 people with the last name Danger.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Danger? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Danger as their last name since less than 1 person in 625k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
Answer a few simple questions to help us improve the information we display about names on the site.

Where is the name Danger popular?

View popular names by state or region.

Popularity of Danger as a last name

The map shows the absolute popularity of the name Danger as a last name in each of the states. See other popular names in Iowa, Minnesota, or New York.

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Danger U.S.
  White 62.96% 64.26%
  African American 20.04% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.74% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 13.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Danger

People with the last name Danger are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dan"ger
Senses
  1. Authority; jurisdiction; control.(Obs)"In dangerhad he . . . the young girls." [Chaucer.]
  2. Power to harm; subjection or liability to penalty.(Obs)In one's danger"You stand within his danger, do you not?" [Shak.]"Covetousness of gains hath brought [them] in dangerof this statute." [Robynson (More's Utopia).]
  3. Exposure to injury, loss, pain, or other evil; peril; risk; insecurity.
  4. Difficulty; sparingness.(Obs)
  5. Coyness; disdainful behavior.(Obs)
    synonyms: Peril; hazard; risk; jeopardy.

Usage: Danger Peril Hazard Risk Jeopardy. Danger is the generic term, and implies some contingent evil in prospect. Peril is instant or impending danger; as, in peril of one's life. Hazard arises from something fortuitous or beyond our control; as, the hazard of the seas. Risk is doubtful or uncertain danger, often incurred voluntarily; as, to risk an engagement. Jeopardy is extreme danger. Danger of a contagious disease; the perils of shipwreck; the hazards of speculation; the risk of daring enterprises; a life brought into jeopardy.

Etymology: OE. danger daunger, power, arrogance, refusal, difficulty, fr. OF. dagier dongierwith same meaning), F. danger danger, fr. an assumed LL. dominiarium power, authority, from L. dominium power, property. See Dungeon Domain Dame

verb Dan"ger
To endanger.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A venture undertaken without regard to possible loss or injury ("there was a danger he would do the wrong thing")
  2. A dangerous place ("He moved out of danger")
  3. The condition of being susceptible to harm or injury ("you are in no danger" and "there was widespread danger of disease")
  4. A cause of pain or injury or loss ("he feared the dangers of traveling by air")

From Middle English daunger (“power, dominion, peril”), from Anglo-Norman dangier, from Old French dangier, alteration of Old French dongier (due to association with Latin damnum (“damage”)) from Vulgar Latin *dominārium (“authority, power”) from Latin dominus (“lord, master”).

  1. (obsolete) Ability to harm; someone's dominion or power to harm or penalise. See In one's danger, below.
    "You stand within his , do you not?" (Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, 4:1:180)
  2. (obsolete) Liability.
  3. (obsolete) Difficulty; sparingness.
  4. (obsolete) Coyness; disdainful behavior.
  5. (obsolete) A place where one is in the hands of the enemy.
  6. Exposure to liable harm.
    " is a good teacher, and makes apt scholars" (William Hazlitt, Table talk).
  7. An instance or cause of liable harm.
    "Two territorial questions..unsettled..each of which was a positive to the peace of Europe" (Times, 5 Sept. 3/2).
  8. Mischief.
    "We put a Sting in him, / That at his will he may doe with" (Shakespeare, Julius Caesar, 2:1:17).
  9. (mainly outside US, rail transport) The stop indication of a signal. (usually used in the phrase "at danger")
    "The north signal was at because of the rockslide."

danger was also found in the following language(s): French

Other Inspirations for the Name Danger

Danger 5
Danger Mouse
Danger Zone
Danger Zone Lyrics
Danger And Play
Danger Of A Single Story
Danger Pay
Danger Will Robinson
Danger Zone Song
Danger Dolan

What does the name Danger mean?

Dis for dashing, the romantic you!

Ais for able, for you surely are.

Nis for natural, the genuine side of you.

Gis for genial, a pleasing personality.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Ris for recreation, time to take some!

Name poster for Danger

Name poster for Danger(click to save the high quality version)

Most Popular Names

Also see our other name lists.

Names Searched Right Now

<100 papee
2k aman
<100 makenn
<100 yobbo
102 deveney
<100 piagon
<100 weird
<100 have
<100 corneasche
641 zeina
<100 deba
<100 pettus