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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dani

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  1. A diminutive of the female given name Danielle and of its variant forms.
  2. A rare spelling variant of Danny, diminutive of the male given name Daniel.

Dani was also found in the following language(s): Hungarian, Icelandic, and Latin

Notable Persons Named Dani

Dani was born on September 23rd, 1989.

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Dani Alves is a soccer player for the FC Barcelona, Juazeiro Social Clube, Esporte Clube Bahia, Sevilla FC, Brazil national under-20 football team, and Brazil national football team. Dani was born on May 6th, 1983 in Juazeiro, Brazil.

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Dani Osvaldo is a soccer player for the Boca Juniors, Club Atlético Lanús, Club Atlético Banfield, Club Atlético Huracán, Atalanta B.C., U.S. Lecce, ACF Fiorentina, Bologna F.C. 1909, RCD Espanyol, A.S. Roma, Southampton F.C., Juventus F.C., Inter Milan, FC Porto, and Italy national under-21 footba. Dani was born on January 12th, 1986 in Lanús.

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Dani Carvajal is a soccer player for the Real Madrid C.F., Real Madrid Castilla, Bayer 04 Leverkusen, Spain national under-19 football team, Spain national under-21 football team, and Spain national football team. Dani was born on January 11th, 1992 in Leganés, Spain.

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Dani Filth is an extreme metal musician. He was most prominent from 1989 to present. Dani was given the name Daniel Lloyd Davey on July 25th, 1973. Dani is also known as Dani Filth and Lord Filth.

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Dani Harmer is an actress, singer, presenter, actress (1994–present), singer (2008), and presenter (2010–present). Her ongoing career started in 1994. Dani was given the name Danielle Jane Harmer on February 8th, 1989 in Bracknell, Berkshire, UK.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dani

Zoltán Dani is a military person. His military service ended in 2004.

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Đani is a serbian folk, turbo-folk, and music of serbia musician. They plays Vocals. Their ongoing career started in 1998. Đani was given the name Radiša Trajković . Đani is also known as Đani.

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Ashwin was born in 1944 in Mumbai.

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Elhaida Dani is a pop music, rhythm, blues, and soul music singing. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2008 to present. Elhaida was born Elhaida Dani on February 17th, 1993 in Shkodër.

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Ahmad Hasan Dani was a scientist in the fields of archaeology and linguistics. Ahmad was born on June 20th, 1920 in Basna. He died on January 26th, 2009.

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Francesca was given the name Francesca Aurora Dani on March 5th, 1979 in Florence, Italy.

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How popular is the baby name Dani in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1942 5 5 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 10 5 5
1948 8 8 0
1949 19 13 6
1950 15 15 0
1951 16 8 8
1952 22 22 0
1953 24 24 0
1954 26 26 0
1955 52 52 0
1956 148 137 11
1957 180 168 12
1958 129 115 14
1959 87 74 13
1960 64 54 10
1961 76 64 12
1962 65 60 5
1963 84 77 7
1964 72 67 5
1965 72 63 9
1966 74 68 6
1967 78 73 5
1968 91 91 0
1969 71 71 0
1970 64 64 0
1971 87 81 6
1972 99 90 9
1973 110 102 8
1974 80 64 16
1975 74 69 5
1976 83 72 11
1977 94 88 6
1978 94 87 7
1979 68 61 7
1980 102 88 14
1981 95 86 9
1982 66 60 6
1983 84 71 13
1984 76 66 10
1985 110 103 7
1986 91 83 8
1987 117 106 11
1988 131 115 16
1989 112 105 7
1990 106 95 11
1991 113 103 10
1992 102 92 10
1993 129 116 13
1994 128 118 10
1995 126 118 8
1996 121 113 8
1997 121 111 10
1998 111 95 16
1999 114 93 21
2000 110 97 13
2001 110 95 15
2002 135 112 23
2003 140 117 23
2004 132 120 12
2005 142 123 19
2006 181 159 22
2007 244 212 32
2008 278 245 33
2009 244 211 33
2010 211 178 33
2011 231 209 22
2012 250 231 19
2013 262 232 30
2014 272 249 23
2015 290 259 31
2016 269 241 28
2017 262 243 19

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Popularity of Dani as a first name

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Popularity of Dani as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dani U.S.
  White 48.54% 64.26%
  African American 3.25% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 42.37% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.08% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dani

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

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Fun Facts about the name Dani

  • How Popular is the name Dani? Dani is the 2,811th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dani was the 36,337th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dani have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,274 babies born with the first name Dani in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dani to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dani? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1942 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dani first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dani is Wednesday, February 10th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Dani born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dani was in 2015 with a total of 259 babies.
  • Random Dani Factoid: According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dani is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 9 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2008.
  • Weird things about the name Dani: Your name in reverse order is Inad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Dian. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dani? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 616 people with the last name Dani.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dani? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dani as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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