Pronunciation: da-hnne-e
Origin: Israel

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: Middle East

Danny is a gender-neutral name of Hebrew origin, meaning "God is my judge". It is a diminutive form of Daniel, Daniela, and Danielle. The name Daniel is derived from the Hebrew Bible and the Old Testament, referring to the prophet Daniel who lived 600 years before Christ. The story of Daniel being thrown into a lion's den and saved by an angel made the name popular in English-speaking countries during the Middle Ages. The name Danny has a rich history and significance, with its roots in Hebrew. It is derived from two Hebrew words: "dan," which means "to judge," and "el," which means "God". The name has been featured in famous songs like "Danny Boy" and "Danny's Song". Danny is a friendly and approachable name that is easy to pronounce and spell, often used as a nickname for individuals named Daniel.

Danny Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Danny is currently #557 on Kiindred
gender-female Boy: Danny is currently #557 on Kiindred Boy Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Danny is currently #549 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-male Boy Unique: Danny is currently #549 on Kiindred Boy Unique Names

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Famous People Named Danny

  • Danny DeVito: Danny DeVito is an American actor, comedian, director, and producer known for his roles in "Taxi," "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," and "Batman Returns."
  • Danny Glover: Danny Glover is an American actor, film director, and political activist known for his roles in the "Lethal Weapon" series, "The Color Purple," and "Predator 2."
  • Danny Boyle: Danny Boyle is a British filmmaker known for directing films such as "Trainspotting," "Slumdog Millionaire," and "28 Days Later."