Daniel Name Meaning & Origin

Daniel

Pronunciation: DAN-yəl (key)

Origin of the name Daniel:

Derived from the Hebrew dāni’ēl (God is my judge). The name is borne in the Bible by a Hebrew prophet whose faith kept him from harm in a den of hungry lions. Short: Dan. Pet: Danny.

From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.

Related Names:

Dan, Danny, Danyel

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Comments and insights on the name Daniel: | Edit

This ia a fine name but personally i would chose something that is more unquie. In my school which had 1000 pupils in each class there was about 6 Daniel's

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This is my last name and so many people mix up my first and last name which seeing as im a girl is very strange to be called Daniel

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Danny

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Famous real-life people named Daniel: | Edit

Daniel Radcliffe, played Harry Potter in Harry Potter movie series
Daniel Day-Lewis, film actor
Daniel DeFoe, author
Daniel Craig, film actor
Daniel Webster, U.S. Representative
Daniel Tosh, comedian
Dan Aykroyd, Canadian-American actor
Dan Castellaneta, voice of Homer Simpson
Dan Jansen, American speed skater, Olympic gold medalist
Daniel D. Tompkins, 6th Vice President of the United States
Prince Daniel, Duke of Västergötland (born 1973), Swedish prince
Danny Glover, American actor
Danny Kaye, American actor, dancer, singer

Daniel in song, story & screen: | Edit

"Daniel" by Elton John
"Danny Boy" famous Irish song
Famous biblical story of Daniel in the lions' den.

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