Danny

Danny - A very unique male name



  May 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Danny appeared on the charts for the first time in 1913 on position #962. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Danny and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Danny? 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 Danny. The baby boy name Danny was given to 739 baby boys in 2012, ranking #383 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,221 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Danny peaked in popularity 71 years ago in 1948 on position 39.



Famous with this name

Danny DeVito
Danny Glover
Danny Trejo


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Danny is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Danny is currently topping the baby name charts in Connecticut at position #193 - and is the least popular in Utah at position #750.

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 Danny is where you live.


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Danny origin and meaning

Danny is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Danny, pop culture references for the name Danny and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Danny

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

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

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
2012383
2011343
2010321
2009318
2008332
2007308
2006308
2005315
2004303
2003286
2002267
2001292
2000285
1999274
1998268
1997252
1996246
1995236
1994227
1993210
1992191
1991171
1990161
1989158
1988147
1987150
1986146
1985141
1984136
1983134
1982137
1981128
1980121
1979121
1978116
1977111
1976101
197594
197491
197383
197287
197182
197085
196973
196873
196768
196663
196556
196456
196355
196254
196154
196048
195948
195845
195745
195646
195545
195442
195342
195240
195141
195039
194940
194839
194740
194646
194556
194476
194388
1942111
1941120
1940126
1939137
1938137
1937152
1936176
1935193
1934206
1933230
1932264
1931291
1930300
1929315
1928346
1927444
1926433
1925471
1924679
1923665
1922682
1921665
1920784
1919808
1918834
1917883
19161022
19151286
1913962

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Connecticut193
Massachusetts244
California262
New Jersey291
Maryland301
Arkansas314
Alabama316
New York329
Nevada336
Missouri342
North Carolina347
Iowa349
Arizona360
Kentucky367
Florida370
Oregon399
Tennessee401
Louisiana407
Virginia417
Washington431
Georgia441
Texas464
Ohio478
Kansas480
Illinois493
Michigan513
Minnesota554
South Carolina556
Mississippi559
Oklahoma580
Indiana641
Pennsylvania646
Colorado714
Utah750

Even more about Danny


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 Danny 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 Danny?

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
1948
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Danny
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,221
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1913
2012 births +739

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