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Boy Name: Dane

Name: Dane
Pronunciation: \d(a)-ne\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Dane's also a girl name)
Meaning: from Denmark, Dane
Origin: English
Related Names: Dana, Daniel
Sounds Like: Dan, Dann, Danie, Dani, Dene, Deane, Doane, Duane, Dwane
Variant forms: Dain, Daine, Danon, Dayne, Dayner
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 621
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 12075


Dane \d(a)-ne\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dane), is pronounced dayn. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dane is "from Denmark, Dane". Variants Daine and Dayne are English/French surnames occasionally used as given names. Actor Dane Clark.

Dane has 5 variant forms: Dain, Daine, Danon, Dayne and Dayner.

For more information, see also related names Dana and Daniel.

Baby names that sound like Dane are Dan, Dann, Danie, Dani, Dene, Deane, Doane, Duane and Dwane.

View a list of the 6 names that reference Dane.


Dane is a somewhat popular first name for men (#621 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12075 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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