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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Danson

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  1. A surname​.

Notable Persons Named Danson

Danson Tang is a mandopop singing, actor, and model (people). He plays Vocal, Piano, and Guitar. His most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to 2004. Danson was born on September 2nd, 1984 in Keelung. Danson is also known as DT.


Danson Kago is an athlete for the Sofapaka F.C.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Danson

Ted Danson is an actor, author, and producer. His ongoing career started in 1975. Ted was given the name Edward Bridge Danson III on December 29th, 1947 in San Diego, California, U.S.


She was most prominent from 1991 to present. Jane was given the name Jane Dawson on November 8th, 1978 in Bury. Jane is also known as Jane Dawson.


Alex was born on May 21st, 1985 in Southampton, Hampshire, England.


Barnett Jerome Danson was a Minister of National Defence. Barnett was born on February 8th, 1921 in Toronto. He breathed his last breath on October 17th, 2011.


Mungatana was born in 1970. Mungatana is also known as Danson Mungatana.


Paul was born on May 2nd, 1958 in Leicestershire.


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Popularity of Danson as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Danson U.S.
  White 75.36% 64.26%
  African American 19.12% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.62% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.30% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.59% 16.26%

Of Last Name Danson

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

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Fun Facts about the name Danson

  • How Popular is the name Danson? Danson is the 56,453rd most popular name of all time. As a last name Danson was the 36,286th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Danson have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28 babies born with the first name Danson in the United States.
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Danson? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1987 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Danson first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Danson is Monday, May 31st, 1909.
  • What year had the most people named Danson born? The highest recorded use of the first name Danson was in 2009 with a total of 8 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Danson: Your name in reverse order is Nosnad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Donsan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Danson? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 617 people with the last name Danson.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Danson? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Danson 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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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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