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Boy Name: Danny

Name: Danny
Pronunciation: \d(an)-ny\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Danny's also a girl name)
Meaning: God is my judge
Origin: Hebrew
Sounds Like: Dagny, Dann, Danno, Denny, Donny
Similar Names: Dandy, Manny, Dabny, Danby, Lanny
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 101
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 64751


Danny \d(an)-ny\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Danny), is a variant of Daniel (Hebrew), and the meaning of Danny is "God is my judge".

The baby name Danny sounds like Dagny, Dann, Danno, Denny and Donny. Other similar baby names are Dandy, Manny, Dabny, Danby and Lanny.


Danny is a very popular first name for men (#101 out of 1220) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#64751 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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