Namesakes

Biblical Characters: 3 characters
Daniel   (m)   1 Chr. 3:1  
Daniel   (m)   Dan. 1:3  
Daniel   (m)   Ezra 8:2  
Emmy Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Daniel J. Travanti   1981; 1982   Hill Street Blues  
Fictional Characters from Books: 1 hero
Daniel Deronda   1876   Daniel Deronda  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 character
Daniel Plainview   2007   There Will Be Blood  
Fictional Characters from Television: 3 characters
Daniel Jonas   1965   Days of Our Lives  
Oz (a.k.a. Daniel)   1997; 1999   Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Angel  
Danny Warren (a.k.a. Daniel)   2016   The Family  
Haitian Presidents: 1 president
(president) Daniel Fignolé   1957  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball
(basketball) Daniel Biasone   2000  
Nobel Prize Winners: 3 medicine, 2 economics, 2 physics
(medicine) Daniel Bovet   1957  
(medicine) Daniel Carleton Gajdusek   1976  
(medicine) Daniel Nathans   1978  
(physics) William Daniel Phillips   1997  
(physics) Daniel C. Tsui   1998  
(economics) Daniel McFadden   2000  
(economics) Daniel Kahneman   2002  
Norwegian Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
John Lyng (a.k.a. Daniel)   1963  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 13 actors
Patrick Macnee (a.k.a. Daniel)   1922-2015  
Daniel J. Travanti   1940-  
Daniel Davis   1945-  
Daniel Day-Lewis   1957-  
Daniel Baldwin   1960-  
Daniel Craig   1968-  
Daniel Dae Kim   1968-  
Daniel Sunjata   1971-  
Daniel Weyman   1977-  
Dan Stevens (a.k.a. Daniel)   1982-  
Alistair Brammer (a.k.a. Daniel)   1988-  
Daniel Kaluuya   1989-  
Daniel Radcliffe   1989-  
Notable Athletes: 18 soccer, 7 rugby, 1 driving, 1 football, 1 handball, 1 tennis
(soccer) Daan Schrijvers (a.k.a. Daniël)   1941-2018  
(soccer) Daniel Passarella   1953-  
(tennis) Daniel Nestor   1972-  
(soccer) Daniel Van Buyten   1978-  
(handball) Daniel Narcisse   1979-  
(soccer) Jorge Guagua (a.k.a. Daniel)   1981-  
(rugby) Dan Carter (a.k.a. Daniel)   1982-  
(soccer) Dani Alves (a.k.a. Daniel)   1983-  
(rugby) Daniel Carpo   1984-  
(soccer) Mark Milligan (a.k.a. Daniel)   1985-  
(football) Danny Lansanah (a.k.a. Daniel)   1985-  
(soccer) Daniel Pudil   1985-  
(soccer) Daniel Kolář   1985-  
(soccer) Álvaro Pereira (a.k.a. Daniel)   1985-  
(soccer) Daniel Cambronero   1986-  
(rugby) D. T. H. van der Merwe (a.k.a. Daniel)   1986-  
(rugby) Duane Vermeulen (a.k.a. Daniel)   1986-  
(soccer) Dániel Böde   1986-  
(rugby) Danny Care (a.k.a. Daniel)   1987-  
(soccer) Daniel Davari   1988-  
(rugby) Daniel Faleafa   1989-  
(driving) Daniel Ricciardo   1989-  
(soccer) Daniel Sturridge   1989-  
(rugby) Dan Biggar (a.k.a. Daniel)   1989-  
(soccer) Danny Rose (a.k.a. Daniel)   1990-  
(soccer) Daniel Opare   1990-  
(soccer) Danny Welbeck (a.k.a. Daniel)   1990-  
(soccer) Jean-Daniel Akpa-Akpro   1992-  
(soccer) Danny Ward (a.k.a. Daniel)   1993-  
Notable Businesspeople: 2 businesspersons
Daniel B. Wesson   1825-1906  
Daniel Guggenheim   1856-1930  
Notable Musicians: 2 musicians, 1 composer
Dan Emmett (a.k.a. Daniel)   1815-1904     
Louis Armstrong (a.k.a. Daniel)   1901-1971     
Danny Seraphine (a.k.a. Daniel)   1948-   rock  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 2 physicists, 1 inventor
Daniel Gabriel Fahrenheit   1686-1736  
Daniel Bernoulli   1700-1782  
Daniel B. Wesson   1825-1906  
Notable Writers: 2 authors
Daniel Defoe   c. 1660-1731  
Lemony Snicket (a.k.a. Daniel)   1970-  
Olympic Medalists: 11 bronze, 10 gold, 6 silver, 2 gold/silver, 2 silver/gold, 1 bronze/gold, 1 gold/bronze, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/bronze/gold
(silver) Daniel Frank   1904   long jump  
(silver) Daniel Kelly   1908   long jump  
(gold) Daniel Kinsey   1924   110 m hurdles  
(gold) Dan Pippin (a.k.a. Daniel)   1952   basketball  
(silver) Daniel Rudisha   1968   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Daniel Velasques   1972   4x400 m relay  
(gold) Frederick Tyler (a.k.a. Daniel)   1972   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Daniel Bautista Rocha   1976   20 km walk  
(bronze) Daniel Harrigan   1976   swimming - 200 m backstroke  
(silver) Danny Harris (a.k.a. Daniel)   1984   400 m hurdles  
(bronze) Daniel Sangouma   1988   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Charles D. Smith (a.k.a. Daniel)   1988   basketball  
(bronze) Dan Majerle (a.k.a. Daniel)   1988   basketball  
(bronze) Danny Manning (a.k.a. Daniel)   1988   basketball  
(bronze/gold) Daniel Everett   1988   400 m; 4x400 m relay  
(gold) Daniel Plaza Montero   1992   20 km walk  
(bronze) Daniel Jorgensen   1992   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver/gold) Daniel Ballart   1992; 1996   water polo  
(silver/bronze/gold) Daniel Kowalski   1996; 2000   swimming - 1500 m freestyle; swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 400 m freestyle; swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver/gold) Dániel Gyurta   2004; 2012   swimming  
(gold/silver) Daniel Alfredsson   2006; 2014   ice hockey  
(gold) Dániel Varga   2008   water polo  
(silver/bronze) Daniel Mesotitsch   2010; 2014   biathlon  
(bronze) Daniel Noonan   2012   rowing  
(gold) Daniel Narcisse   2008; 2012   handball  
(gold) Ed McKeever (a.k.a. Daniel)   2012   canoe sprint  
(silver) Dániel Pauman   2012   canoe sprint  
(bronze) Daniel Purvis   2012   artistic gymnastics  
(bronze) Daniel Havel   2012   canoe sprint  
(gold/silver) Daniel Sedin   2006; 2014   ice hockey  
(gold/bronze) Daniel Richardsson   2010; 2014   cross-country skiing  
(gold) Dan Hamhuis (a.k.a. Daniel)   2014   ice hockey  
(bronze) Steven Langton (a.k.a. Daniel)   2014   bobsleigh  
(gold) Jay Bouwmeester (a.k.a. Daniel)   2014   ice hockey  
(silver) Daniel Böhm   2014   biathlon  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Daniel Day-Lewis   1989; 2007; 2012   My Left Foot; There Will Be Blood; Lincoln  
Other Leaders: 1 president
President Michael D. Higgins (a.k.a. Daniel)   2011-   Ireland  
Other Royalty: 1 prince
Daniel, Duke of Västergötland   2010-   Sweden  
Russian Grand Dukes and Tsars: 1 duke
Duke Daniil (a.k.a. Daniel)   1283-1303  
Saints: 8 saints, 1 blessed
Saint Daniel of Padua   ?-168  
Saint Daniel   ?-309  
Saint Daniel   ?-320  
Saint Daniel the Stylite   409-493  
Saint Deiniol (a.k.a. Daniel)   ?-584  
Saint Devniolin (a.k.a. Daniel)   ?-621  
Saint Daniel   ?-1221  
Saint Daniel of Murano   ?-1411  
Blessed Daniel Brottier   1876-1936  
Swedish Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Carl Bildt (a.k.a. Daniel)   1991-1994  
Title Characters: 5 songs
(song) Daniel   1973   Daniel  
(song) Daniel   2009   Daniel  
(song) Daniel   2011   Daniel  
(song) Daniel Faulkner   2011   The Murder Of Daniel Faulkner  
(song) Daniel   2013   Daniel