Infographic of Dan name meaning, which is “The judge,” from the Hebrew. In the Bible, the fifth son of Jacob.
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Dan Name Popularity

How popular is the name Dan? Here’s everything we know.

  • In 2018 Dan was the 1,438th most popular boys name, representing 0.0038% of boy births in the U.S.

  • Since 1910 Dan has been the 287th most popular boys name, representing 0.0656% of boy births in the U.S.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 163 147 0.0418%
1911 168 160 0.043%
1912 200 247 0.049%
1913 187 328 0.0579%
1914 188 421 0.0604%
1915 191 551 0.0606%
1916 190 563 0.0583%
1917 198 568 0.0568%
1918 183 696 0.0649%
1919 174 717 0.0685%
1920 183 745 0.067%
1921 190 701 0.0612%
1922 172 795 0.0714%
1923 188 712 0.0636%
1924 178 784 0.0675%
1925 183 753 0.0666%
1926 165 861 0.0783%
1927 160 905 0.0818%
1928 163 891 0.0833%
1929 175 773 0.0746%
1930 163 875 0.0838%
1931 164 859 0.087%
1932 162 903 0.0914%
1933 153 918 0.0985%
1934 153 922 0.0954%
1935 150 995 0.1024%
1936 155 944 0.098%
1937 148 1,018 0.1033%
1938 155 1,022 0.0998%
1939 161 967 0.0951%
1940 154 1,085 0.1021%
1941 152 1,123 0.0998%
1942 147 1,312 0.1039%
1943 139 1,520 0.1164%
1944 144 1,468 0.1184%
1945 127 1,708 0.14%
1946 116 2,177 0.1475%
1947 109 2,681 0.1606%
1948 113 2,481 0.1554%
1949 125 2,266 0.1409%
1950 129 2,075 0.1289%
1951 136 1,976 0.1165%
1952 129 2,305 0.132%
1953 139 2,148 0.1214%
1954 139 2,151 0.1177%
1955 136 2,285 0.1242%
1956 135 2,416 0.1279%
1957 121 3,181 0.1653%
1958 109 3,688 0.1951%
1959 110 3,668 0.1931%
1960 111 3,689 0.1947%
1961 115 3,403 0.1803%
1962 119 3,106 0.1692%
1963 124 2,818 0.157%
1964 139 2,358 0.134%
1965 155 1,987 0.1215%
1966 174 1,523 0.0975%
1967 185 1,307 0.0861%
1968 191 1,250 0.0832%
1969 212 1,139 0.0739%
1970 231 999 0.0628%
1971 249 877 0.0584%
1972 282 642 0.0471%
1973 305 540 0.0417%
1974 349 449 0.0345%
1975 370 397 0.0309%
1976 384 362 0.0281%
1977 402 342 0.0254%
1978 440 288 0.0214%
1979 452 280 0.0199%
1980 465 286 0.0196%
1981 431 330 0.0224%
1982 482 267 0.0179%
1983 522 209 0.0142%
1984 548 197 0.0132%
1985 561 198 0.013%
1986 541 222 0.0147%
1987 602 177 0.0116%
1988 624 185 0.0119%
1989 649 183 0.0113%
1990 684 169 0.0102%
1991 692 165 0.0101%
1992 723 154 0.0096%
1993 749 145 0.0093%
1994 864 105 0.0068%
1995 802 127 0.0084%
1996 832 117 0.0078%
1997 882 108 0.0073%
1998 979 92 0.0061%
1999 1,058 79 0.0053%
2000 961 107 0.007%
2001 1,071 85 0.0056%
2002 1,090 84 0.0056%
2003 1,113 86 0.0057%
2004 1,121 88 0.0058%
2005 1,038 109 0.0071%
2006 1,256 77 0.0049%
2007 1,165 96 0.0061%
2008 1,261 81 0.0052%
2009 1,336 71 0.0048%
2010 1,336 68 0.0047%
2011 1,332 65 0.0046%
2012 1,390 59 0.0041%
2013 1,595 37 0.0026%
2014 1,390 59 0.004%
2015 1,588 42 0.0029%
2016 1,582 41 0.0028%
2017 1,523 43 0.0031%
2018 1,438 52 0.0038%

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dann

Judge; God is my judge

Hebrew


What names sound like Dan?

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Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Dain

From Denmark, Dane

English

Dana

From Denmark

English

#2,910 (0.0004%)  
Dane

From Denmark, Dane

English

#718 (0.0194%)  
Dani

God is my judge

Hebrew

Dean

Valley

English

#172 (0.1626%)  
Den

Follower of Dionysius; son of Dennis

Greek

Doan

Low, rolling hills

English

Don

“A lord,” from the Latin dominus, a master or a lord.

Welsh

#1,451 (0.0037%)  
Tan

Leather maker

English


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