Gender: Male Meaning of Dane: "from Denmark" Origin of Dane: English Dane's Popularity in 2018: #756

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.

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Rank in US: #756

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Famous People Named Dane

Pop Culture References for the name Dane

Dayne, Dain, Daine, Dayn

Dane's International Variations

Danek (German)


Khyrzton Says:


Strong sounding name. Considered this name for the first two boys and it just missed out. Will probably finally get selected if there's a 3rd.

WhiteTail Says:


Short and sweet.