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Updated May 24, 2023

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Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : God is my judge

What Does Daniela Mean and Stand For? 

The name Daniela comes from the Hebrew daniyel, meaning "God is my judge." It is both the Eastern European and Puerto Rican spelling of the English Daniella, and is the most popular spelling of this name in the United States. 

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How Popular Is The Name Daniela

What Does the Name Daniela Mean? 

The name Daniela is a girls' name of Hebrew origin, meaning "God is my judge." It is the feminine version of the name Daniel, which comes from the Hebrew daniyel, "judged by God." It gained traction in the U.S. in the 1970s and has remained popular ever since. The spelling Daniela is most popular in the U.S., compared to the French spelling Danielle or the English spelling Daniella. 

How Popular is the Name Daniela? 

Daniela is the #264 most popular name in the U.S., according to Social Security Administration data. It has remained a relatively popular name since the year 2000, reaching a peak of #108 in 2007. However, it ranks #5 on 

According to Google search data analysis, in the last five years Daniela was at its peak popularity in October 2018. 

Popularity of the Name Daniela in the United States

Daniela was searched for most often in the following states: 

  • Florida 
  • Texas
  • California
  • New York
  • New Jersey 

Famous People Named Daniela and Daniela in Pop Culture 

Famous Daniela's include actresses Daniela Sofia Korn Ruah and Daniela Denby, Canadian pop star Daniela Andrade, and German Olympic speed skater Daniela Anschutz. 

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