Popularity:4118
Origin:Hebrew
Meaning:God is my judge
Some names have that evergreen quality; they're at once familiar yet sound cool and trendy at the same time! Dan is one such example, and this Hebrew name means "God is my judge." The name has biblical roots, as Dan was the fifth son of Jacob, the founder of one of 12 tribes of Israel. So it's fair to say Dan's not exactly a new name … That being said, it is an unofficial fact that a guy called Dan will always have that youthful, cool-yet-friendly, fresh vibe. Often, parents and friends will use Dan and Danny as cute nicknames for Daniel. From James Bond's Daniel Craig to comedian Dan Aykroyd to Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe, it's safe to say anyone with Dan in their name may be destined for great things!

Famous People Named Dan

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  • Dan Aykroyd
    Comedian
  • Dan Marino
    Football Player
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