Dane

Colors Related to this Name: Blue

Qualities Related to this Name: Romantic, Nurturing

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #549 in 2013 and #625 in 2014.

Famous People

Dane DeHaan (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Dane Cook (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Dane Witherspoon (TV Actor), Dane Clark (Movie Actor,TV Actor)

Meaning

In English

Origin: From Danish Daner ‎(“Danes”), from Old Norse Danir. Replaced native Old English Dene. Both forms ultimately descend from Proto-Germanic *daniz.

Meaning(s):

-A person from Denmark or of Danish descent.

-(historical) A member of the Danes, a (Germanic) tribe inhabiting the Danish islands and parts of southern (Sweden).

-( male name -comes from the last names language-) transferred from the last name, or from the ethnic term Dane (like Scott or Norman).

-(last name -comes from the nicknames language-) for someone who came from Denmark, also a variant of Dean.