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The name Dan is of Hebrew origin, and means judge.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dan has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dan
Use of the Name Dan for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
103,424 48,142 4,623 809 160 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dan has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Dan last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 2000, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dan
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188098140  
188186148  
188297150  
1883109120  
1884100151  
1885108129  
1886102154  
1887102140  
1888109154  
1889119116  
1890104160  
1891122113  
1892114156  
1893115143  
1894138114  
189516496  
1896129133  
1897140115  
1898142125  
1899134119  
1900122192  
1901140117  
1902148124  
1903125155  
1904136156  
1905140153  
1906155128  
1907145160  
1908156152  
1909154163  
1910164187  
1911164202  
1912194298  
1913183372  
1914190449  
1915191578  
1916192594  
1917197596  
1918184709  
1919176744  
1920185770  
1921193710  
1922175801  
1923188734  
1924179800  
1925184772  
1926168872  
1927161925  
1928164901  
1929175801  
1930165898  
1931164884  
1932164917  
1933153938  
1934154942  
19351511,014  
1936155961  
19371491,031  
19381561,039  
1939161990  
19401551,100  
19411521,146  
19421471,348  
19431391,529  
19441431,493  
19451271,726  
19461162,188  
19471092,696  
19481152,475  
19491252,282  
19501292,076  
19511361,984  
19521292,309  
19531392,157  
19541392,168  
19551362,290  
19561322,434  
19571213,186  
19581093,693  
19591103,672  
19601113,703  
19611153,404  
19621193,114  
19631242,827  
19641392,367  
19651551,993  
19661741,537  
19671841,331  
19681911,268  
19692121,164  
19702331,018  
1971250903  
1972281679  
1973306573  
1974354475  
1975369444  
1976384400  
1977402377  
1978430340  
1979448327  
1980460333  
1981436358  
1982484309  
1983501277  
1984526263  
1985543260  
1986545266  
1987605223  
1988600244  
1989650237  
1990660233  
1991676224  
1992715208  
1993727203  
1994799176  
1995830167  
1996829172  
1997857164  
1998951146  
1999    
2000944160  
Totals:  103,424 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dan as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Dan appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 120 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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