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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Danner

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  • A user from Texas, United States says the name Danner is of German origin and means "People of the forest".
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Notable Persons Named Danner

Danner Pachi is a soccer player for the Club Bolívar, Club Jorge Wilstermann, LDU Portoviejo, Club Deportivo ESPOLI, Guabirá, Sport Boys Warnes, and Bolivia national football team. Danner was born on April 1st, 1984 in Caranavi.


Danner Polo is a sports team member for the Cortuluá.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Danner

Blythe Danner is an actor and actress. She has had major accomplishments since 1965. Blythe was given the name Blythe Katherine Danner on February 3rd, 1943 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


Christian Danner is a formula one racer.


Hugo Danner is a comics character.


Mark Danner is an author, journalist, and professor. Mark was born on November 10th, 1958 in Utica, New York, USA.


Pat Danner is a congressman. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1993 to 2001. Pat was born on January 13th, 1934 in Louisville, Kentucky.



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Popularity of Danner as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Danner U.S.
  White 83.91% 64.26%
  African American 10.85% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.53% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.49% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.01% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.21% 16.26%

Of Last Name Danner

People with the last name Danner are most frequently White or African American

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Fun Facts about the name Danner

  • How Popular is the name Danner? Danner is the 20,579th most popular name of all time. As a last name Danner was the 3,328th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Danner have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 335 babies born with the first name Danner in the United States. That's more than enough people named Danner to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Danner? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1989 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Danner first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Danner is Wednesday, February 17th, 1886.
  • What year had the most people named Danner born? The highest recorded use of the first name Danner was in 2011 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Danner Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Danner is not a popular baby boy's name in Oregon. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Oregon have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Danner: Your name in reverse order is Rennad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nadern. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Danner? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 10,786 people with the last name Danner.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Danner? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 4 of them will have Danner as their last name.

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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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