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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • English : God is my judge; form of Danielle

Family name origins & meanings

  • French : from a short form of the personal Jordanis.
  • French and English : from a pet form of Daniel.
  • French : habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Anixhe in Fexhe-lez-Slins in the Belgian province of Liège, recorded in the 13th century as Anis.
  • Hungarian : patronymic from Dani, a pet form of the personal name Dániel, Hungarian form of Daniel.
  • Czech and Slovak (Daniš) : variant of Daňek (see Danek).
  • Lithuanian and Latvian : from a derivative of the personal name Danis, Danielius (see Daniel).
  • A Danis-Tourangeau, from Tours, was married in Montreal in 1658.

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