"from Denmark"

Dane Origin and Meaning

The name Dane is a boy's name of English origin meaning "from Denmark".

Dane is a more masculine Dana alternative, with added style edge. Dane has been on the US Top 1000 for more than seventy years, having entered the list in 1945.

Dane makes a great middle name, as evidenced by January Jones' use of it for son Xander Dane.

# 898 in the US

Dane Rank in US Top 1000

# 808 on Nameberry

Dane Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Dane Popularity

Famous People Named Dane

  • Dane DeHaanAmerican actor
  • Dane Aaron RumbleNew Zealand singer of group Fast Crew
  • Dane Jeffrey CookAmerican comedian/actor
  • Dane FletcherAmerican NFL football player
  • Dane SanzenbacherAmerican NFL football player
  • Dane David De La RosaAmerican baseball player
  • Dane BoedigheimerAmerican web filmmaker of Annoying Orange
  • Dane William DeHaanAmerican actor
  • Dane Clark (born Bernard Zanville)American actor
  • Dane Leon BowersEnglish R&B singer,songwriter of group Another Level
  • Dane SwanAustralian rules footballer
  • Dane ChisholmAustralian rugby league player
  • Dane Williamschild of Brady and Robyn Williams of the TLC show "My Five Wives"

Dane in Pop Culture

  • Saint Danecharacter in D.J. MacHale's Pendragon series
  • Dane O'Neillcharacter in Colleen McCullough's "The Thorn Birds"