Daniel

Daniel - A very unique female name



  Sep 15,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Daniel appeared on the charts for the first time in 1924 on position #1890. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Daniel and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Daniel? 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 Daniel. The baby girl name Daniel was given to 5 baby girls in 2010, ranking #5149 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 287,502 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Daniel peaked in popularity 33 years ago in 1986 on position 644.



Famous with this name

Daniel Craig
Daniel Brühl
Daniel Grao


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Daniel is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Daniel is currently topping the baby name charts in New York at position #2,299 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,299.

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 Daniel is where you live.


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Daniel origin and meaning

Daniel is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Daniel, pop culture references for the name Daniel and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Daniel

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

Danielle / Daniela / Daniella / Danelle / Danyelle / Dannielle / Daniele / Danyell / Danyel / Daniell /

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
20105149
20093449
20083001
20075390
20063275
20053436
20042090
20032593
20023235
20012317
20002012
19992012
19981807
19971644
19961725
19951337
19941314
19931295
19921217
19911049
19901214
19891012
1988680
1987700
1986644
1985667
1984664
1983656
1982704
1981742
1980774
1979821
1978878
1977814
1976814
1975859
1974900
1973939
1972999
19711208
19701218
19691150
19681070
19671136
19661508
19651097
19641308
19631208
19621238
19611507
19601349
19591300
19581517
19571675
19561627
19551864
19541818
19531892
19511971
19501491
19491679
19481561
19471939
19451439
19421386
19401394
19301548
19281785
19271855
19241890

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New York2299

Even more about Daniel


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 Daniel 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 female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Daniel?

2 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.

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#
On chart
1986
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Daniel
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 287,502
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1924
2010 births +5

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