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Daniel Name Meaning and Origin

Daniel Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

God is my judge

Name Origin


The name Daniel means 'God is my judge' in Hebrew. It originates from the biblical prophet Daniel, known for his wisdom and interpretations of dreams.

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Daniel Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Daniel is easy to pronounce with a smooth flow of syllables, making it a popular and widely accepted name.

Name Melody Rating:

The name Daniel has a strong rhythm with two clear syllables, making it easy to articulate and remember.

Famous People Named Daniel

Find celebrities with this name and see how they shine in their respective fields.

● Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe is a British actor best known for his role as Harry Potter in the film series. He has received critical acclaim for his performances on stage and screen.

● Daniel Craig

Daniel Craig is an English actor who gained international fame for portraying James Bond in the 007 series. He is known for his suave demeanor and intense on-screen presence.

● Daniel Day-Lewis

Daniel Day-Lewis is a retired English actor widely regarded as one of the greatest actors of his generation. He has won multiple Academy Awards for his performances.

Daniel Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Daniel

The name Daniel does not typically evoke negative associations. However, some may associate it with characters like Daniel Plainview from 'There Will Be Blood,' known for his ruthless and manipulative nature.

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