[ 1 syll. dan, da-n ] The baby girl name Dan is also used as a boy name, with the latter form being far more popular. It is pronounced DAEN in English or DAAN in Romanian †. Dan has its origins in the Hebrew language and it is used largely in English. Dan is a contracted form of the English and French Danielle in the English language and a contracted form of Daniela.
See also the related form, the English Danean.
Dan is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. In 2018, within the family of girl names directly related to Dan, Daniela was the most popular. Dan has mainly been a boy name in the last century.
† Pronunciation for Dan: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"