Dan, Biblical son of Jacob
Dan, several legendary Danish kings
Dan, Crown Prince of the ancient Chinese State of Yan DanielJonathan "Dan" Stevens, English actor Daniel "Dan" CampbellSmith, lead singer of English band Bastille Daniel "Dan" Howell, English radio presenter and internet personality
Dan Shechtman, Israeli chemist, winner of the Nobel Prize
Dan Leno (born GeorgeWildGalvin), English musical hall comedian Daniel "DJ Dan" Wherrett, American house DJ
Dan Baker, character in Australian TV soap "Home and Away"
Dan Humphrey, main character in the Gossip Girl series
Dan Bartlett, character in movie "Hot Pursuit"
Dan Dare, British comic character
Desperate Dan, character in British comic The Dandy
Dan Cahill, character in "The 39 Clues" series
Dan Hibiki, character in the Street Fighter Alpha video game series
Dan Moroboshi, character in Japanese series Ultra Seven
Dan Kuso, character in anime "Bakugan"
"Old Dan Tucker," American popular song
Dan means "day" in Bosnian