Dane

Pronunciation: da-hne-h
Origin: United Kingdom
gender-male
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Europe

The name "Dane" is a gender-neutral baby name of British origin, derived from Old English, and translates to "from Denmark". It is used to describe a person of Danish descent or a native or inhabitant of Denmark. The term "Dane" has been used historically to refer to a member of the Danes, a Germanic tribe inhabiting the Danish islands and parts of Europe. The origin of the name can be traced back to the Old Norse word "Danmǫrk" (Danmörk in later Danish), which may have been derived from the legend of King Dan. The name "Dane" has multiple meanings in different contexts. In English baby names, it means "brook" and is also derived from the surname Dane, which means "from Denmark". In Hebrew baby names, the meaning of the name Dane is "God will judge". In Norse and Scandinavian baby names, the meaning of the name Dane remains "from Denmark". The name Dane has a rich history and cultural significance, making it a suitable choice for those looking to honor their Danish heritage or connection to the country of Denmark.

Dane Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Dane is currently #531 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Dane is currently #531 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Nature: Dane is currently #148 on Kiindred Nature Names
gender-male Boy Nature: Dane is currently #148 on Kiindred Boy Nature Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Dane is currently #523 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Dane is currently #523 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Dane

  • Dane Swan: Dane Swan is a retired Australian rules footballer who played for the Collingwood Football Club in the AFL.
  • Dane Witherspoon: Dane Witherspoon was an American actor known for his roles in soap operas like "Santa Barbara" and "Capitol." He passed away in 2014.