Today's Top 25 Names for Boys and Girls - Daniel

Popularity today: #7
Style: Biblical, Timeless
Nicknames: Dan, Danny
Variants: Danyel
Sisters: Rebecca, Rachel, Joanna, Andrea, Sarah
Brothers: Matthew, Michael, David, Joel, Benjamin

Daniel is one of the few Old Testament names to be rock-solid American classics. It was a top hit even back when Jacob and Joshua were considered ancient relics. As a result, Daniel sounds less tied to its biblical roots and more grounded in the modern world. It's friendly, handsome and universally liked.

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