Dane: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Dane | Boys
Origin of the name Dane:
Transferred use of the surname Dane (dweller in the valley), which is derived from the Old English denu (valley).
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Name of a vampire, brought back with a Key.
- Personal experiences with the name Dane: | Edit
Close relationship with Kayleen. Friend and company of Jeremiah. Acquaintance of Christopher.
- Nicknames for Dane: | Edit
Great Dane,Danard,Daneraga,Daner,Sven,Dangerous, Daneage, Danerdoo, Doozer
- Meanings and history of the name Dane: | Edit
Of English origin, Dane means "Dweller in the Valley". Can also relate to the surname with the meaning of "from Denmark". It is more accurately associated with the meaning "God will Judge".
- Famous real-life people named Dane: | Edit
Baseball player Dane Iorg (St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals
Stand-up comedian and actor Dane Cook
- Dane in song, story & screen: | Edit
Dane O'Neill from "The Thorn Birds" (1977 book by Colleen McCullough; 1983 U.S. television mini series)
Dane Whitman, secret identity of Black Knight in Marvel comics
Global Popularity of the Name Dane
- #162 in Canada (Alberta)
- #167 in Canada (British Columbia)
- #350 in United States