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 Danville

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Alt. Meaning

D is for direct, you get to the point

A is for abundant, your cheer knows no bounds.

N is for noteworthy, just like your achievements

V is for value, the value you place on friendship.

I is for immaculate, keeping it tidy

L is for love, your love of life!

L is for look, the way you look at life.

E is for empathy, and your consideration for the feelings of others

Notable Persons Named Danville

His military service ended in 1836. Danville was born on August 26th, 1811 in Leeds, Maine. He passed away on September 26th, 1866.



Notable Persons With the Last Name Danville



Luke Danville is a sports team member for the Pontefract Collieries F.C.


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Popularity of Danville as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Danville U.S.
  White 65.65% 64.26%
  African American 29.77% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.00% 16.26%

Of Last Name Danville

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

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Fun Facts about the name Danville

  • How Popular is the name Danville? As a last name Danville was the 129,825th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Danville first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Danville is Monday, March 10th, 1890.
  • How unique is the name Danville? From 1880 to 2017 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Danville. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Danville: Your name in reverse order is Ellivnad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eidllvan. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Danville? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 131 people with the last name Danville.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Danville? Danville is one of the most unique last names recorded.

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