Meaning and Origin of: Dane

Dane in English is "one who comes from Denmark"; a variant form of “Danish.”

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : Bright as day
  • Hebrew : Valley

Boy name origins & meanings

  • English : One who comes from Denmark; a variant form of “Danish”
  • Norse : From Denmark

Boy name variations

Family name origins & meanings

  • English : variant of Dean or Dence.
  • French (Dané) : ethnic name for someone from Denmark.
  • Dutch : variant spelling of Daane.
  • Irish : Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Déaghain ‘descendant of the dean’, but also of English origin, a variant of Dean.
  • Hungarian (Dáné) : from the personal name Dániel, Hungarian form of Daniel.

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