|Number in U.S||👶 1,900,000|
|Rate in 2021||24|
|Name origin||🌍 Hebrew|
The name Daniel is a biblical name. Its earliest origins traced back to the Old Testament of the Bible, where it was defined as “God is my judge” in Hebrew.
Daniel of the Old Testament is known for remaining loyal to the God of Israel. According to the Bible, he was thrown into a lion’s den for refusing to worship the king, but God protected Daniel and he was not harmed by the lions. The biblical Daniel was also a visionary with the power to interpret dreams.
throughout the past century Daniel has been at top 50 name ranking in U.S. and it seems never to go out of style
The name Daniel steadily growing in popularity from the 1920s to the 1980s. It first reached into the top 20 in 1952, and top 10 in 1976. Daniel was in the top 10 consistently from 1981 to 1995, reaching its peak at the rank of 5 in 1985 and 1990, and was a top-10 name again from 1999 to 2011