US Popularity:3449
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

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Dan Aykroyd
    Comedian
  • Dan Marino
    Football Player

Dan Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Dan is currently #2172 on The Bump
Boy:Dan is currently #1214 on The Bump Boy Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Dan is currently #3449 in U.S. births
Boy:Dan is currently #1691 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#1691
in 2023
+ 138
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

Search Baby Boy Names

Search by:

  • Name or Meaning
  • Filter
  • Letter