Dane

Dane - A very unique male name



  Mar 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Dane, meaning from Denmark, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1490. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Dane and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Dane? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Dane. The baby boy name Dane was given to 525 baby boys in 2012, ranking #478 on the national boy baby name top chart.

Must Try: Find A Perfect Name Based On Your Last Name...

With that position 1 in 3,126 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Dane peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 221.



Famous with this name

Dane DeHaan
Eric Dane
Dane Cook


How would you rate Dane, 1-5?

Rating: 4/5 (10 people)


Dane is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Dane is currently topping the baby name charts in Montana at position #201 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #887.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Dane is where you live.


Comment and discuss




Dane origin and meaning

Dane is a 4 letter name with 1 syllables. This name means from Denmark. To see famous people named Dane, pop culture references for the name Dane and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Dane

We've found the following names that sound similar to Dane, sorted by popularity.

Danny / Don / Dean / Duane / Dan / Dwayne / Damian / Donnie / Damon / Dana /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012478
2011454
2010406
2009368
2008349
2007332
2006398
2005468
2004471
2003439
2002458
2001446
2000422
1999432
1998478
1997444
1996424
1995446
1994432
1993427
1992405
1991393
1990336
1989339
1988300
1987285
1986221
1985230
1984310
1983250
1982422
1981465
1980474
1979446
1978517
1977684
1976673
1975723
1974657
1973543
1972587
1971592
1970530
1969496
1968474
1967521
1966578
1965517
1964436
1963449
1962480
1961468
1960478
1959429
1958475
1957419
1956445
1955516
1954433
1953545
1952521
1951559
1950580
1949565
1948603
1947537
1946560
1945927
19361282
19341434
19321596
19261378
19251321
19201490

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Montana201
Alaska205
Wisconsin222
Idaho245
Hawaii249
Iowa284
Indiana303
Nevada312
Washington343
Minnesota351
Utah352
Ohio354
Colorado361
Oregon370
Missouri381
Kansas411
Massachusetts451
Pennsylvania462
Michigan467
Arkansas483
California503
Florida506
Illinois506
Kentucky512
Arizona516
Oklahoma579
New Jersey599
North Carolina601
Louisiana619
Maryland628
New York689
Texas701
Virginia775
Georgia887

Even more about Dane


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Dane a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Dane?

1 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

Recommended articles


#
On chart
1986
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Dane
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 3,126
Letter count 4
Syllable count 1
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +525

About Us

What's BabyNameScience.com? Our team of researchers have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years. From Mary (#1 in 1910) to Madison (#8 in 2012) - We have collected and organized names from over 290 million births to help you find the perfect name for your baby.

Try our free Smart Name Finder

Rather than random suggestions or alphabetically sorted lists we'll give you smart suggestions based on your input and preferences. Give it a try!

  Try Now