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Commentary YouTuber and former Viner Danny Gonzalez.
― Anonymous User  7/3/2020
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In FRANCE, this name can also be FEMININE as a variant of DANY, making it UNISEX -- as SEEN on the chart.
https://www.behindthename.com/name/Danny/top/france
LionB3  5/24/2020
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Danny DeVito.
― Anonymous User  1/26/2020
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Danny Sexbang is the front man of the comedy band Ninja Sex Party.
JRS_Writer  1/21/2020
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River Phoenix's character in the movie Running on Empty was named Danny Pope.
― Anonymous User  6/15/2019
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Daniel ‘Danny’ Murillo is a member of the band Hollywood Undead. He is the only member without a stage name.
Sweetlittlebumblebee  5/20/2019
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In 2018, 52 is the most common age for an American (U.S.) Danny* who is registered male with the Social Security Administration. It is the 216th most common male first name for living U.S. citizens.

*as a first name, not a nickname.
― Anonymous User  10/17/2018
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Danny is definitely a brilliant name for a boy or a man. It is used a lot in Israel.
― Anonymous User  6/17/2018
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Love the name Danny. It is my favourite male name.
― Anonymous User  6/17/2018
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Not really a real name in my opinion, but it’s a pretty nice nickname, this is actually my nickname for my name Daniel, so I may be biased here. I’ve seen more Daniels than Daniels who go by Danny, which I’m not too big of a fan considering how formal it sounds to me. Danny and Dan sound more nice to me as nicknames.
DanielRivera  5/15/2018
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Danny is the best name in the world. It my name and everyone loves it.
― Anonymous User  1/16/2017
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If you actually did proper research on the name Danny you would see that it is a originally a Hebrew name meaning "Judge" or "My Judge" and that in Israel (the place where the name originated) NOT a short form of Daniel. If you think it is a nickname, keep your comments to your self but don't go misguiding people about the name Danny as it it supposed to be a given name in it's own right.
― Anonymous User  1/16/2017
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I really like this name, but I certainly couldn't see it being used on its own. Danny will always be a nickname to me. Short for Daniel or even Dan or some other.
― Anonymous User  1/15/2017
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Danny is not originally a diminutive for Daniel. It is a Hebrew name that means 'My Judge' so parents, it should be used as a legal name in its own right.
― Anonymous User  12/23/2016
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Danny is also a separate Hebrew name meaning 'my Judge'. Danny is a very common name is Israel and is NOT used for a nickname of Daniel in Israel.
― Anonymous User  12/23/2016
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I don't like this nickname at all. It seems too childish and informal as a given name and I don't think it could work well as a full name. Daniel sounds more mature and will age better and Dan is a better nickname than Danny.
― Anonymous User  6/29/2016
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I like this name and the editor needs to change the meaning of the name as it is not just a diminutive, it is an Irish form of Daniel. Also in Hebrew this is a variant. It is also a diminutive of Daniel but you can't just say that its only meaning is in Ireland and in Hebrew it is a variant.
― Anonymous User  6/4/2016
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Danny is a great name and personally I think this is a great name to give to someone as a full name and not short for anything.
abcdef82ksj  4/6/2016
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Danny Jones is in Mcfly and Mcbusted.
shauna779  8/10/2015
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Danny Marino, guitarist of Canadian metal band The Agonist.
UoleviH  7/27/2015
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Could also be a nickname for Brendan.
Hushpuppy  12/31/2014
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Danny the Tourettes Guy.
Franklansburg  4/25/2014
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Another famous bearer is Danny Worsnop, vocalist in the metalcore band Asking Alexandria.
― Anonymous User  8/17/2012
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Danny O'Donoghue is the lead singer of The Script.
dizzydoll  7/17/2011
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A famous bearer of this name is Danny Torrance from one of my favorite movies/books, 'The Shining' written and created by Stephen King. Movie directed by Stanley Kubrick.
abbeynotch  2/17/2011
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I can't stand this nickname. It sounds so babyish and feminine, and I knew many Dannys who were jerks.
bananarama  9/10/2009
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Danny Saucedo, a famous Swedish singer that participated in Swedish Idol 2006. He is also in the Swedish boyband, E.M.D.
jordann  4/19/2009
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In Andy McNab's and Robert Rigby's book, Boy Soldier, the main character is a 17 year old boy named Danny.
00Jayd-Dani  6/10/2008
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Far too immature for people past the age of 16. Okay, I may be exggerating, but it is quite a childish name, it had better be short for Daniel, not the actual name.
slight night shiver  5/19/2008
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The lead male in the musical "Grease" is bad-boy Danny Zuko, who falls in love with leading lady Sandy Dumbrowski. In the original 1972 Broadway musical, he was portrayed by Barry Bostwick, who received a Tony Award nomination for the role. In the popular 1978 film adaption, the character was portrayed by John Travolta. Many other stars have also performed the role, including Richard Gere, Patrick Swayze, and Treat Williams.
AndrewJKD  3/12/2008
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I think this is a very cute name for little Daniels, however I don't like it as a full name. It seems incomplete.
spaz123  9/9/2007
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Danny-Lynn is the name of Anna Nicole Smith's baby daughter.
80226_hottie  8/9/2007
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Actually, Anna Nicole spelt her daughter's name Dannielynn.
― Anonymous User  8/24/2007
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Danny Masterson played the character Steven Hyde on the classic "That '70s Show."
emc  8/2/2007
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There is an Irish ballad titled "Danny Boy". It's fairly famous.

Oh Danny boy
The pipes the pipes are calling
From glen to glen
And down the mountainside
The summer's gone
And all the roses falling
'Tis you, 'tis you must go
And I must bide
But come ye back
When summer's in the meadow
And when the valley's hushed
And white with snow
'Tis I'll be there
In sunshine or in shadow
Oh Danny boy, oh Danny boy
I love you so.
VictoriaCalledTori  6/10/2007
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For some reason, lots of Korean people have this as their English name. Don't know why.
― Anonymous User  5/23/2007
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Dan is a Vietnamese name meaning "yes", so maybe that has something to do with the Dannys over there.
― Anonymous User  5/29/2008
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Love love love the name Danny, hate hate hate the name Daniel.
gracielou16  1/22/2007
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Daniel is a nice name. I prefer Danny to be a short form of Daniel rather than on its own.
CharlieRob  7/22/2007
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Danny the Dinosaur is a famous bearer.
lily2040  11/24/2006
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There is a very beautiful (and sad) folk song, Danny Boy. It is about a young man who goes to fight and his lover, who pledges her undying love. Then, waiting for him, she dies. I would not hesitate to name a child Daniel, although Danielle is very popular now.
Elvenscholar  11/15/2006
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Danny Tanner was a character on the TV show "Full House".
Roanoke17  8/11/2006
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Two famous bearers are:

Danny DeVito (born 17 November 1944), actor (One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest, Romancing The Stone, The War Of The Roses, Batman Returns, Matilda, Big Fish et al).

Danny Jones (born 12 March 1986), guitarist and vocalist with British pop-rock band McFly.
reservoirdoll1987  6/17/2006
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Danny Bonaduce is an actor known for his role as Danny Partridge on the T.V. show "The Partridge Family."
breakofday  12/30/2005
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Danny Thomas was an actor an T.V. producer. He was the father of Marlo Thomas.
breakofday  12/30/2005
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There is a cartoon on Nickelodeon called "Danny Phantom."
patchworkgirl  11/16/2005
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This could also be a nickname for the name Danielle.
echo_of_the_past  7/31/2005

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