Daniel in the US

  1. #368 Quinn
  2. #369 Chang
  3. #370 Bowen
  4. #371 Hardy
  5. #372 Daniel
  6. #373 Cummings
  7. #374 Mclaughlin
  8. #375 Chandler
  9. #376 Li
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Meaning & Origins

English, French, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian (Dániel), Romanian, and Jewish: from the Hebrew personal name Daniel ‘God is my judge’, borne by a major prophet in the Bible. The major factor influencing the popularity of the personal name (and hence the frequency of the surname) was undoubtedly the dramatic story in the Book of Daniel, recounting the prophet's steadfast adherence to his religious faith in spite of pressure and persecution from the Mesopotamian kings in whose court he served: Nebuchadnezzar and Belshazzar (at whose feast Daniel interpreted the mysterious message of doom that appeared on the wall, being thrown to the lions for his pains). The name was also borne by a 2ndcentury Christian martyr and by a 9th-century hermit, the legend of whose life was popular among Christians during the Middle Ages; these had a minor additional influence on the adoption of the Christian name. Among Orthodox Christians in Eastern Europe the name was also popular as being that of a 4th-century Persian martyr, who was venerated in the Orthodox Church.
372nd in the U.S.

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Tens of Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
90,729
to be exact
1,797,766
if you include dead people (since the government started keeping track)
Virgin Island
has the most people named Daniel per capita

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