Daniel (name)
Daniel is a Hebrew
Hebrew language
Hebrew is a Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family. Culturally, is it considered by Jews and other religious groups as the language of the Jewish people, though other Jewish languages had originated among diaspora Jews, and the Hebrew language is also used by non-Jewish groups, such...

Masculine or masculinity, normally refer to qualities positively associated with men.Masculine may also refer to:*Masculine , a grammatical gender*Masculine cadence, a final chord occurring on a strong beat in music...

 given name
Given name
A given name, in Western contexts often referred to as a first name, is a personal name that specifies and differentiates between members of a group of individuals, especially in a family, all of whose members usually share the same family name...

 and a surname
A surname is a name added to a given name and is part of a personal name. In many cases, a surname is a family name. Many dictionaries define "surname" as a synonym of "family name"...

. It means, "God is my judge", and derives from two early Biblical figures, primary among them the Prophet Daniel
Daniel is the protagonist in the Book of Daniel of the Hebrew Bible. In the narrative, when Daniel was a young man, he was taken into Babylonian captivity where he was educated in Chaldean thought. However, he never converted to Neo-Babylonian ways...



The name evolved into over 100 different spellings in countries around the world. Nicknames (Dan, Danny) are common in both English
English language
English is a West Germanic language that arose in the Anglo-Saxon kingdoms of England and spread into what was to become south-east Scotland under the influence of the Anglian medieval kingdom of Northumbria...

 and Hebrew
Hebrew language
Hebrew is a Semitic language of the Afroasiatic language family. Culturally, is it considered by Jews and other religious groups as the language of the Jewish people, though other Jewish languages had originated among diaspora Jews, and the Hebrew language is also used by non-Jewish groups, such...

. The nickname "Dania" (Даня) is common in Russia
Russia or , officially known as both Russia and the Russian Federation , is a country in northern Eurasia. It is a federal semi-presidential republic, comprising 83 federal subjects...

. Feminine versions (Danielle
Danielle is the French female variant of the male name Daniel, meaning "God is my judge" in the Hebrew language. The name appears in the Bible, where Daniel survives a night in a den of lions. The more common feminine version is "Daniella" or "Daniela" which is used in English, German, Italian and...

, Daniela, Dani, Danitza) are prevalent as well. The Dutch names "Daan" and "Daniël" are also variations of Daniel. A related surname developed as a patronymic
A patronym, or patronymic, is a component of a personal name based on the name of one's father, grandfather or an even earlier male ancestor. A component of a name based on the name of one's mother or a female ancestor is a matronymic. Each is a means of conveying lineage.In many areas patronyms...

, Daniels
Daniels (name)
Daniels is an English language patronymic surname meaning "son of Daniel. People with the name or its variants include:-On further disambiguation pages:*Alan Daniels *Anthony Daniels *Charles Daniels...


Given name

  • Dan Andriano
    Dan Andriano
    Daniel Michael Andriano is the bassist and co-vocalist of the punk rock band Alkaline Trio.-Education and early bands:...

    , bassist in American punk band Alkaline Trio
  • Dan Aykroyd
    Dan Aykroyd
    Daniel Edward "Dan" Aykroyd, CM is a Canadian comedian, actor, screenwriter, musician, winemaker and ufologist. He was an original cast member of Saturday Night Live, an originator of The Blues Brothers and Ghostbusters and has had a long career as a film actor and screenwriter.-Early...

    , Canadian-American actor
  • Dan Beard, (1850-1941), founder of the Boy Scouts of America
    Boy Scouts of America
    The Boy Scouts of America is one of the largest youth organizations in the United States, with over 4.5 million youth members in its age-related divisions...

  • Dan Ben-Amotz (1924–89), Israeli writer, journalist, screenwriter, and actor
  • Dan Brown
    Dan Brown
    Dan Brown is an American author of thriller fiction, best known for the 2003 bestselling novel, The Da Vinci Code. Brown's novels, which are treasure hunts set in a 24-hour time period, feature the recurring themes of cryptography, keys, symbols, codes, and conspiracy theories...

    , American author, writer of The Da Vinci Code
    The Da Vinci Code
    The Da Vinci Code is a 2003 mystery-detective novel written by Dan Brown. It follows symbologist Robert Langdon and Sophie Neveu as they investigate a murder in Paris's Louvre Museum and discover a battle between the Priory of Sion and Opus Dei over the possibility of Jesus having been married to...

    among others
  • Dan Castellaneta
    Dan Castellaneta
    Daniel Louis "Dan" Castellaneta is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, singer and screenwriter. Noted for his long-running role as Homer Simpson on the animated television series The Simpsons, he voices many other characters on The Simpsons, including Abraham "Grampa" Simpson, Barney Gumble,...

    , American actor, the voice of Homer Simpson
  • Dan Coats
    Dan Coats
    Daniel Ray "Dan" Coats is the junior United States Senator from Indiana and member of the Republican Party. He was in the United States Senate from from 1989 to 1999, retired, and then returned in 2011....

    , U.S. senator and ambassador to Germany
  • Daniel Coronell
    Daniel Coronell
    Daniel Coronell is a Colombian journalist and VP of News of Univision network in the United States. He has also been editor in chief of the Colombian national newscasts Noticias Uno, NTC Noticias and Noticias RCN. He has been a TV journalist since the beginning of his career...

    , Colombian director of Noticias Uno
    Noticias Uno
    Noticias Uno is a nightly Colombian newscast produced by NTC Televisión and aired weekends and holidays on state-owned privately-run Canal Uno....

  • Dan Cruickshank
    Dan Cruickshank
    Dan Cruickshank is an art historian and BBC television presenter.-Early life:As a young child he lived for some years in Poland...

    , British architectural historian and television presenter
  • Dan Curry
    Dan Curry
    Dan Curry is a visual effects producer and supervisor, as well as a main title designer in the film and television industry. He is most famous for his work on Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: Voyager , and Enterprise., Retrieved September 8, 2011 His work on...

    , visual effects producer most noted for his work on the Star Trek
    Star Trek
    Star Trek is an American science fiction entertainment franchise created by Gene Roddenberry. The core of Star Trek is its six television series: The Original Series, The Animated Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, and Enterprise...

     series of movies and TV shows
  • Dan Daniel (sportswriter)
    Dan Daniel (sportswriter)
    Dan Daniel , born Daniel Margowitz, was an American sportswriter whose prolific contributions over a long period led him to be called the Dean of American Baseball Writers....

    , American sportswriter
  • Dan DeCarlo
    Dan DeCarlo
    Daniel S. DeCarlo was an American cartoonist best known as the artist who developed the look of Archie Comics in the late 1950s and early 1960s, modernizing the characters to their contemporary appearance and establishing the publisher's house style...

    , American cartoonist
  • Dan Green
    Dan Green (voice actor)
    Daniel Alexander Green , is an American voice actor, voice director and script adapter who has worked for 4Kids Entertainment, DuArt Film and Video, NYAV Post and Central Park Media...

    , American voice actor
  • Dan Glickman
    Dan Glickman
    Daniel Robert "Dan" Glickman is an American businessman and politician. He served as the United States Secretary of Agriculture from 1995 until 2001, prior to which he represented the Fourth Congressional District of Kansas as a Democrat in Congress for 18 years. He was Chairman and CEO of the...

    , president of the Motion Picture Association of America, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture
  • Dan Grunfeld
    Dan Grunfeld
    Daniel Leslie Grunfeld is an American professional basketball player. He played briefly for Hapoel Holon in the Israeli Basketball Super League and signed a two-year contract with Hapoel Jerusalem starting at the beginning of November, 2011.He is the son of former New York Knicks guard, and...

     (born 1984), American professional basketball player
  • Dan Gurney
    Dan Gurney
    Daniel Sexton Gurney is an American racing driver, race car constructor, and team owner.The son of a Metropolitan Opera star, he was born in Port Jefferson, New York, but moved to California as a teenager...

    , American racing car driver
  • Dan Jansen
    Dan Jansen
    Daniel Erwin Jansen is a former speed skater, best known for winning a gold medal in his final Olympic race after suffering through years of heartbreak. He graduated from West Allis Central High School....

    , American speed skater, Olympic gold medalist
  • Dan Kellner
    Dan Kellner
    Daniel "Dan" Kellner is an American foil fencer.-Early life:“When I was 13, I had a video game called ‘Summer Games,’ with all the Olympic Sports on it, even fencing," said Kellner. "I couldn’t make the fencing game work very well...

    , American champion foil fencer
  • Dan Kowarsky, Canadian singer, B4-4
    b4-4 later on Before Four was a Canadian boy band from Toronto, Ontario. The band was composed of the twins Ryan and Dan Kowarsky, and Ohad Einbinder. They were signed to Sony Records and achieved commercial success in Canada and later on as Before Four in Germany...

    RyanDan is a Canadian musical, songwriting and producing duo, consisting of identical twins Ryan and Dan Kowarsky, whose music is a mix of pop, opera, and classical....

  • Dan Kutler
    Dan Kutler
    Dan Kutler is a former butterfly swimmer, who was born in the United States, and swam for Israel in the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. He lived in Santa Clara, California, and immigrated to Israel in 1994...

    , American-born Israeli Olympic swimmer
  • Daniel Lewis (volleyball)
    Daniel Lewis (volleyball)
    Daniel Lewis is a male volleyball player from Canada, who competed for the Men's National Team. He was a member of the national squad who ended up in seventh place at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Lewis has played in over 50 international matches...

    , Canadian volleyball player
  • Dan Majerle
    Dan Majerle
    Daniel Lewis Majerle is a retired American professional basketball player and currently an assistant coach for the Phoenix Suns of the NBA. Known by his fans as "Downtown Dan," "Thunder Dan," and "Dan the Man," he played 14 years in the NBA, primarily with the Phoenix Suns, also with the Miami...

    , American basketball player
  • Dan Marino
    Dan Marino
    Daniel Constantine "Dan" Marino, Jr. is a retired American football quarterback who played for the Miami Dolphins in the National Football League...

    , American football player
  • Dan O'Bannon
    Dan O'Bannon
    Daniel Thomas "Dan" O'Bannon was an American motion picture screenwriter, director and occasional actor, usually in the science fiction and horror genres.-Early life and career:...

     (1946-2009), American filmmaker
  • Dan Reeves
    Dan Reeves
    Daniel Edward Reeves is a former American football player and head coach. He has participated in more Super Bowls as player/assistant coach/Head Coach than anyone else...

    , American football player and head coach
  • Dan Savage
    Dan Savage
    Daniel Keenan "Dan" Savage is an American author, media pundit, journalist and newspaper editor. Savage writes the internationally syndicated relationship and sex advice column Savage Love. Its tone is frank in its discussion of sexuality, often humorous, and hostile to social conservatives, as in...

    , American sex columnist
  • Dan Shilon
    Dan Shilon
    -Early career:Shilon began his career in the 1960s with Israel Radio, was a correspondent of Kol Israel , and was a journalist for Yediot Ahronoth...

     (born 1940), Israeli journalist, announcer, and TV presenter
  • Dan Snow
    Dan Snow
    Daniel Robert Snow is an English television presenter. He has presented and appeared in many popular history-related programmes for the BBC and is the "History Hunter" for The One Show.-Early life and background:...

    , British television presenter
  • Dan Weinstein (athlete)
    Dan Weinstein (athlete)
    -Biography:Of the handful of Jewish-American Olympians who competed in the 1998 Winter Olympics at Nagano, Japan, Weinstein was by far the youngest. At 17 years of age, he was not only the youngest athlete on the U.S. speedskating team, he was also the youngest man on the entire U.S. Winter...

    , American 3x world champion speed skater
  • Dan White
    Dan White
    Daniel James "Dan" White was a San Francisco supervisor who assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk, on Monday, November 27, 1978, at City Hall...

    , assassinated San Francisco Mayor George Moscone and Supervisor Harvey Milk
  • Daniel (singer)
    Daniel (singer)
    Daniel is the stage name of Milan Popović , a Montenegro-born pop singer who made his name in Croatia...

     (born 1955), Montenegro-born singer
  • Daniel Adair
    Daniel Adair
    Daniel Patrick Adair is a Canadian drummer best known as the current drummer for Canadian rock band Nickelback and his previous work with American rock band 3 Doors Down...

    , Canadian drummer
  • Daniel Alfredsson
    Daniel Alfredsson
    Daniel Alfredsson is a Swedish professional ice hockey player. He is the captain of the Ottawa Senators of the National Hockey League . He is considered a leader by example and has been compared to former Detroit Red Wings captain Steve Yzerman in his value to the Senators...

    , Swedish hockey player
  • Daniel Alves
    Daniel Alves
    Daniel Alves da Silva , commonly known as Dani Alves, is a Brazilian footballer. He plays as an attacking right defender for FC Barcelona and the Brazilian national team. Before joining Barcelona, Alves spent a successful six year spell with Sevilla FC, winning two UEFA Cups and the Copa del Rey...

     (born 1983), Brazilian international footballer, currently playing for FC Barcelona
    FC Barcelona
    Futbol Club Barcelona , also known as Barcelona and familiarly as Barça, is a professional football club, based in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain....

  • Daniel Anthony (actor)
    Daniel Anthony (actor)
    Daniel Jevoughn Anthony is a British television, musical theatre and voice actor. He has appeared in several television shows as minor recurring or regular roles and is known for his role as Clyde Langer in the Doctor Who spin-off programme The Sarah Jane Adventures.-Biography:Daniel Anthony was...

    , British actor
  • Daniel Barenboim
    Daniel Barenboim
    Daniel Barenboim, KBE is an Argentinian-Israeli pianist and conductor. He has served as music director of several major symphonic and operatic orchestras and made numerous recordings....

    , Argentine-Israeli pianist and conductor
  • Daniel Bernoulli
    Daniel Bernoulli
    Daniel Bernoulli was a Dutch-Swiss mathematician and was one of the many prominent mathematicians in the Bernoulli family. He is particularly remembered for his applications of mathematics to mechanics, especially fluid mechanics, and for his pioneering work in probability and statistics...

    , (1700-1782), Dutch-Swiss mathematician
  • Daniel Boone
    Daniel Boone
    Daniel Boone was an American pioneer, explorer, and frontiersman whose frontier exploits mad']'e him one of the first folk heroes of the United States. Boone is most famous for his exploration and settlement of what is now the Commonwealth of Kentucky, which was then beyond the western borders of...

     (1734-1820), American pioneer, fur trader, explorer, adventurer and hunter
  • Daniel Brailovski, Argentinean-Uruguayan soccer player (Argentina, Uruguay, & Israel national teams)
  • Daniel Brunhart
    Daniel Brunhart
    Daniel Brunhart is a retired male judoka from Liechtenstein, who competed for his native country at the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul, South Korea. There he was eliminated in the first round of the Men's Extra-Lightweight division by Great Britain's former bronze medalist Neil Eckersley...

    , Liechtenstein judoka
  • Daniel Bukantz
    Daniel Bukantz
    Daniel B. Bukantz was an American Olympic fencing competitor and referee and also a dentist.He won the national singles championship in the foil in 1949, 1952, 1953 and 1957. He competed in the foil in Olympic games four consecutive times beginning in 1948, and was part of nine national...

    , American 4x US champion foil fencer
  • Daniel Carriço
    Daniel Carriço
    Daniel Filipe Martins Carriço is a Portuguese footballer who plays for Sporting Clube de Portugal as a central defender.-Club career:...

    , Portuguese footballer
  • Daniel Castellani
    Daniel Castellani
    Daniel Jorge Castellani is a former volleyball player from Argentina, who represented his native country in two Summer Olympics and now coaches both the Finland national side and Fenerbahçe Istanbul in Turkey....

    , Argentine volleyball player and coach
  • Daniel Chan
    Daniel Chan
    Daniel Chan Hiu-tung, born on 3 September 1975 in Hong Kong, is a popular Hong Kong singer, songwriter, and actor. He is most notable as one of the young talents in the 1990s music scene.-Career:...

    , Hong Kong singer and actor
  • Daniel Ciobotea, Romanian patriarch
  • Daniel Colla
    Daniel Colla
    Daniel M. Colla is a retired volleyball player from Argentina, who represented his native country in two Summer Olympics. After having finished in sixth place at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles he was a member of the men's national team that claimed the bronze medal four years later in...

    , Argentine volleyball player
  • Daniel Craig
    Daniel Craig
    Daniel Wroughton Craig is an English actor. His early film roles include Elizabeth, The Power of One, A Kid in King Arthur's Court and the television episodes Sharpe's Eagle, Zorro and The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles: Daredevils of the Desert...

    , English actor
  • Daniel Day-Lewis
    Daniel Day-Lewis
    Daniel Michael Blake Day-Lewis is an English actor with both British and Irish citizenship. His portrayals of Christy Brown in My Left Foot and Daniel Plainview in There Will Be Blood won Academy and BAFTA Awards for Best Actor, and Screen Actors Guild as well as Golden Globe Awards for the latter...

    , English actor
  • Daniel Delfino
    Daniel Delfino
    Daniel Alejandro Delfino is a retired football striker from Argentina, who played for several clubs in South America during his career.-Club career:...

    , Argentine association football player
  • Daniel Defoe
    Daniel Defoe
    Daniel Defoe , born Daniel Foe, was an English trader, writer, journalist, and pamphleteer, who gained fame for his novel Robinson Crusoe. Defoe is notable for being one of the earliest proponents of the novel, as he helped to popularise the form in Britain and along with others such as Richardson,...

    , English writer, journalist, and pamphleteer.
  • Daniel Dennett
    Daniel Dennett
    Daniel Clement Dennett is an American philosopher, writer and cognitive scientist whose research centers on the philosophy of mind, philosophy of science and philosophy of biology, particularly as those fields relate to evolutionary biology and cognitive science. He is currently the Co-director of...

    , American philosopher
  • Daniel Drezner
    Daniel Drezner
    Daniel W. Drezner is currently a professor of international politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, the author of several books, the author of many Op-Ed pieces in major publications, a blogger, and a commentator.In 2005, he was denied tenure by the University of...

    , American political scientist and author
  • Daniel Gibson
    Daniel Gibson
    Daniel Hiram Gibson is an American professional basketball player currently playing for the Cleveland Cavaliers of the NBA. His nickname, "Boobie," was given to him by his mother. He has played for the Cleveland Cavaliers ever since 2006 when he was drafted in the second round...

    , Cleveland Cavaliers guard
  • Daniel Henney, Korean-American actor and model
  • Daniel Hudson
    Daniel Hudson
    Daniel Claiborne Hudson is a Major League Baseball starting pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Hudson stands 6 feet, 4 inches and weighs 220 pounds.-College career:...

    , American baseball pitcher
  • Daniel Johns
    Daniel Johns
    Daniel Paul Johns is an Australian musician, vocalist, composer, guitarist, and pianist, best known as the frontman of the rock band Silverchair. He is also part of The Dissociatives...

    , Australian vocalist, composer, guitarist and pianist
  • Daniel Johnston
    Daniel Johnston
    Daniel Dale Johnston is an American singer, songwriter, musician, and artist. Johnston was the subject of the 2006 documentary The Devil and Daniel Johnston. He currently lives in Waller, Texas....

    , American singer-songwriter
  • Daniel Jorgensen
    Daniel Jorgensen
    Daniel Ploug Jorgensen is a retired freestyle swimmer from the United States. He competed in two consecutive Summer Olympics for his native country, starting in 1988. He claimed a gold and a bronze medal with the men's 4x200m freestyle relay team. His brother Lars also swam at the 1988 Olympics...

    , American freestyle swimmer
  • Daniel Dae Kim, Korean-American actor
  • Daniel Kahneman
    Daniel Kahneman
    Daniel Kahneman is an Israeli-American psychologist and Nobel laureate. He is notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, behavioral economics and hedonic psychology....

     (born 1934), Israeli psychologist and Nobel laureate
  • Daniel Kandi
    Daniel Kandi
    Daniel Kandi is a Danish trance producer and DJ currently living in Aalborg. Kandi entered the trance scene with the release of "Breathe" in 2006, on the successful Anjunabeats label. In 2010 he was ranked #77 in DJ Magazine's Top 100 DJ Poll.-Musical career:Daniel Kandi began producing trance...

    , Danish trance producer
  • Daniel Armand Lee (a.k.a Tablo), Korean-Canadian hip hop artist, songwriter and lyricist
  • Daniel Lewis
    Daniel Lewis (volleyball)
    Daniel Lewis is a male volleyball player from Canada, who competed for the Men's National Team. He was a member of the national squad who ended up in seventh place at the 2007 Pan American Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.Lewis has played in over 50 international matches...

    , Canadian volleyball player
  • Daniel Lins Cortês
    Daniel Lins Cortês
    Daniel Lins Côrtes , nicknamed Daniel, is a Brazilian-born New Zealand football player who currently plays for Wellington Phoenix in the Australian A-League.-Club career:...

    , Brazilian association football player
  • Daniel López
    Daniel López
    Daniel Fernando López Rojas is a retired Chilean footballer. He played as a defender during his career.López also obtained a total number of three caps for the Chilean national side, making his debut with the squad on 22 March 1994.-References:**...

    , Chilean association football player
  • Daniel Málek
    Daniel Málek
    Daniel Málek is a retired male breaststroke swimmer from the Czech Republic, who won two bronze medals in the men's breaststroke events at the 1997 European Championships in Seville, Spain. He represented his native country at three consecutive Summer Olympics, starting in Atlanta, Georgia...

    , Czech breaststroke swimmer
  • Daniel Mameri
    Daniel Mameri
    Daniel Polidoro Mameri is a Pan American Games water polo player from Brazil.-References:...

    , Brazilian water polo player
  • Daniel Mendoza
    Daniel Mendoza
    Daniel Mendoza was an English prizefighter, who was boxing champion of England 1792–95.-Success:...

    , English world champion Hall of Fame heavyweight boxer
  • Daniel Murphy (baseball), American baseball player
  • Daniel Ortega
    Daniel Ortega
    José Daniel Ortega Saavedra is a Nicaraguan politician and revolutionary, currently serving as the 83rd President of Nicaragua, a position that he has held since 2007. He previously served as the 79th President, between 1985 and 1990, and for much of his life, has been a leader in the Sandinista...

    , Nicaraguan revolutionary and politician
  • Daniel Pliński
    Daniel Plinski
    Daniel Pliński is a volleyball player from Poland, who plays as a middle-blocker for the Men's National Team...

    , Polish volleyball player
  • Daniel Prenn
    Daniel Prenn
    Dr. Daniel Prenn was a German and British tennis player. Prenn was inducted into the International Jewish Sports Hall of Fame in 1981.-External links:**...

    , German & British world-top-ten tennis player
  • Daniel Radcliffe
    Daniel Radcliffe
    Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence playing the titular character in the Harry Potter film series....

    , British actor best known for acting the main role in Harry Potter films
  • Daniel Raditch, fictional character in Degrassi: The Next Generation
  • Daniel Rincón
    Daniel Rincón
    José Daniel Rincón Quintana is a male professional track and road cyclist from Colombia. He is the younger brother of Oliverio Rincón.-Career:199820002001...

    , Colombian road cyclist
  • Daniel Schlereth
    Daniel Schlereth
    Daniel Robert Schlereth is a Major League Baseball pitcher for the Detroit Tigers.-Early years:Schlereth was born in Anchorage, Alaska, before moving to Highlands Ranch, Colorado. He is a graduate of Highlands Ranch High School. During his senior year, he struck out a school record 19 batters in a...

    , baseball pitcher
  • Daniel Sedin
    Daniel Sedin
    Daniel Sedin is a Swedish professional ice hockey winger with the Vancouver Canucks of the National Hockey League , and serves as an alternate captain for the Canucks during home games. His identical twin brother Henrik also plays for the Canucks, and is the team captain...

    , Swedish ice hockey player
  • Daniel Sirera
    Daniel Sirera
    Daniel Sirera Bellés is a Spanish politician. He served as the chairman of the People's Party in Catalonia from 2007–2008. He is currently a deputy in the Parliament of Catalonia for the constituency of Barcelona and is the leader of the PPC's parliamentary group.Sirera, who was born in...

    , Spanish politician
  • Daniel D. Tompkins
    Daniel D. Tompkins
    Daniel D. Tompkins was an entrepreneur, jurist, Congressman, the fourth Governor of New York , and the sixth Vice President of the United States .-Name:...

    , 6th Vice President of the United States
  • Daniel Tosh
    Daniel Tosh
    Daniel Dwight Tosh is an American stand-up comedian and host of the Comedy Central television show, Tosh.0.-Personal life:...

    , American stand-up comedian and television presenter
  • Daniel Vasella
    Daniel Vasella
    Daniel Lucius Vasella MD is Chairman of the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis AG since 1996.He is married to Anne-Laurence, who is the niece of a former Sandoz chairman Moret....

     (born 1953), Swiss businessman
  • Daniel Vasilevski
    Daniel Vasilevski
    Daniel Vasilevski is an Australian football player of Macedonian heritage. He currently plays for the South Melbourne.-Club career:...

    , Macedonian-Australian association football player
  • Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster
    Daniel Webster was a leading American statesman and senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War. He first rose to regional prominence through his defense of New England shipping interests...

     (1782-1852), American statesman
  • Daniel Webster (Florida politician)
    Daniel Webster (Florida politician)
    Daniel A. "Dan" Webster is the Republican U.S. Representative for central , serving since January 3, 2011. He defeated the incumbent Democrat, Alan Grayson, by an 18 percent margin in the November 2010 election. Previously, Webster served 28 years in the Florida state legislature...

    , former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
    Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
    The Speaker is the presiding member of the Florida House of Representatives...

  • Daniel H. Wilson
    Daniel H. Wilson
    Daniel H. Wilson is a New York Times best selling author, television host and robotics engineer. He currently resides in Portland, Oregon. His most recent novel, published on June 7, 2011, is Robopocalypse....

    , author, television host and robotics engineer
  • Daniël de Ridder
    Daniël de Ridder
    Daniël Robin Frederick de Ridder is a Dutch footballer who currently plays for Grasshopper Club Zürich. He has previously played for Ajax, Celta Vigo, Birmingham City and Wigan Athletic as a forward, winger or attacking midfielder....

    , Dutch soccer player (Wigan Athletic
    Wigan Athletic F.C.
    Wigan Athletic Football Club is an English Premier League Association football club based in Wigan, Greater Manchester, having been promoted from the Championship in 2005. Wigan's current spell in the Premier League is the only top flight run in the club's history.They have played at the DW...

     & U21 national team)
  • Daniele Barbaro
    Daniele Barbaro
    Daniele Matteo Alvise Barbaro was an Italian translator of, and commentator on, Vitruvius. He also had a significant ecclesiastical career, reaching the rank of Cardinal....

    , Patriarch of Aquileia
    Patriarch of Aquileia
    The Patriarch of Aquileia was an office in the Roman Catholic Church. During the Middle Ages the Patriarchate of Aquileia was a temporal state in Northern Italy. The Patriarchate of Aquileia as a church office was suppressed in 1752....

  • Daniil Granin
    Daniil Granin
    Daniil Alexandrovich Granin is an author born in the former Soviet Union. He started writing in the 1930s when he was still an engineering student at the Leningrad Polytechnical Institute...

    , Soviet/Russian writer
  • Daniil Kharms
    Daniil Kharms
    Daniil Kharms was an early Soviet-era surrealist and absurdist poet, writer and dramatist. One of his pseudonyms, which was signed in Latin alphabet, was Daniel Charms.- Life :...

    , early Soviet-era surrealist and absurdist poet, writer and dramatist
  • Daniil Simkin
    Daniil Simkin
    Daniil Simkin is a Russian ballet dancer. His parents Dmitrij Simkin and Olga Aleksandrova are also ballet dancers. The family left the Soviet Union in 1990...

    , soloist with American Ballet Theatre
  • Danny!
    Danny!, also known as D. Swain , is an American rap performer and record producer from Columbia, South Carolina, a former student of the Savannah College of Art & Design and, previously, a recording artist for Definitive Jux Records. L.A. Weekly has called Danny! "the best new artist that Def Jux...

    , American record producer/hip-hop performer
  • Danny Ahn
    Danny Ahn
    Danny Ahn is a Korean American rapper and actor originally a part of the popular boy band g.o.d. He is notable for his unique rapping. He has one older sister...

    , Korean-American rapper and actor
  • Danny Auerbach ("Solly Krieger"), American world champion middleweight boxer
  • Danny DeVito
    Danny DeVito
    Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr. , better known as Danny DeVito, is an American actor, comedian, director and producer. He first gained prominence for his portrayal of Louie De Palma on the ABC and NBC television series Taxi , for which he won a Golden Globe and an Emmy.DeVito and his wife, Rhea Perlman,...

    , American actor
  • Danny Elfman
    Danny Elfman
    Daniel Robert "Danny" Elfman is an American composer, best known for scoring music for television and film. Up until 1995, he was the lead singer and songwriter in the rock band Oingo Boingo, a group he formed in 1976...

    , American musician
  • Danny Glover
    Danny Glover
    Danny Lebern Glover is an American actor, film director, and political activist. Glover is perhaps best known for his role as Detective Roger Murtaugh in the Lethal Weapon film franchise.-Early life:...

    , American actor
  • Danny Gomes, Portuguese association football player
  • Danny John-Jules
    Danny John-Jules
    Daniel "Danny" John-Jules is a British actor, singer and dancer. John-Jules attended Rutherford Comprehensive School, Penfold Street, Marylebone, from 1972 to 1977. He is best known for portraying Cat in the television programme Red Dwarf.-Dance and song:John-Jules is a baritone...

    , British actor and dancer
  • Danny Jones
    Danny Jones
    Daniel Alan David "Danny" Jones is an English musician who is one of the lead vocalists and guitarists for pop rock band McFly, alongside fellow members Tom Fletcher , Dougie Poynter and Harry Judd .-McFly:McFly rose to fame in 2004, in part due to their association with Busted who helped launch...

    , vocalist & guitarist, British band McFly
  • Danny Kaye
    Danny Kaye
    Danny Kaye was a celebrated American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian...

    , American actor, singer, dancer, and comedian
  • Danny La Rue
    Danny La Rue
    Danny La Rue, OBE was an Irish-born British entertainer known for his singing and drag impersonations.-Early life:...

    , Irish-British entertainer
  • Danny Saucedo
    Danny Saucedo
    Danny Saucedo is a Swedish singer and songwriter often presented just as Danny, who competed as one of the finalists in Idol 2006 - the Swedish version of Idol where he got to the top 6 before being eliminated.Danny has released three music albums and eleven music singles...

    , Swedish pop/dance-singer
  • Danny Schayes
    Danny Schayes
    Daniel Leslie "Danny" Schayes is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the NBA from 1981 until 1999. At 6'11" and 235 pounds, he played at center...

    , American NBA basketball center/forward (son of Dolph Schayes
    Dolph Schayes
    Adolph "Dolph" Schayes is a retired American professional basketball player and coach in the NBA. A top scorer and rebounder, he was a member of the 1955 NBA champion Syracuse Nationals and a 12-time All-Star....

  • Danny Thomas
    Danny Thomas (Welsh footballer)
    Danny Thomas is a Welsh former professional footballer. He is currently with Haverfordwest County, having previously played for Cardiff City and Carmarthen Town. He has played for Wales at Under 17 and Under 19 level.-Career:...

    , Welsh association football player
  • Danny Valencia
    Danny Valencia
    Daniel Paul Valencia is a third baseman for the Minnesota Twins.In high school, he was all-county three times and all-state twice. In college, he was Southern Conference Freshman of the Year, second-team all-conference, and on his all-regional team...

    , American major league baseball third baseman (Minnesota Twins
    Minnesota Twins
    The Minnesota Twins are a professional baseball team based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. They play in the Central Division of Major League Baseball's American League. The team is named after the Twin Cities area of Minneapolis and St. Paul. They played in Metropolitan Stadium from 1961 to 1981 and the...

  • Danny Wallace (humourist)
    Danny Wallace (humourist)
    Daniel Frederick Wallace is a British filmmaker, comedian, writer, actor, and presenter of radio and television. His notable works include the books Join Me, Yes Man, and the TV series How to Start Your Own Country.He lives in London, with his wife, an Australian publicist...

    , British author and humourist
  • Danny Way
    Danny Way
    Danny Way is a professional skateboarder.-Awards and achievements:* 1986: Won the first contest he entered at age 11* 1989: Won his first vert contest in Michigan...

    , American professional skateboarder
  • Danny Wood
    Danny Wood
    Daniel William "Danny" Wood is an American singer, songwriter, record producer, and occasional actor. He is also a member of the American boy band New Kids on the Block and also serves as one of the key choreographers.-Life and career:...

    , American singer, New Kids on the Block
  • Danny Van Zandt, fictional character in Degrassi: The Next Generation
  • Danyl Johnson, British singer


  • Andrew Daniel
    Andrew Daniel
    Andrew Theodore "Drew" Daniel was the winner of the American reality television show Big Brother 5 in 2004. Before moving into the Big Brother house, he had recently graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio...

    , winner of the fifth season of the American show Big Brother
  • Antoine Daniel
    Antoine Daniel
    Saint Antoine Daniel was a Jesuit missionary at Sainte-Marie among the Hurons, and one of the eight Canadian Martyrs....

    , Jesuit missionary
  • Arnaut Daniel
    Arnaut Daniel
    Arnaut Daniel de Riberac was an Occitan troubadour of the 12th century, praised by Dante as "il miglior fabbro" and called "Grand Master of Love" by Petrarch...

    , Provençal troubadour of the 13th century
  • Augustus Daniel
    Augustus Daniel
    Sir Augustus Moore Daniel was the Director of the National Gallery in London, England, for five years from January 1929 to December 1933.As a young man, Daniel travelled abroad studying the attribution of paintings with Roger Fry...

    , former Director of the National Gallery in London
  • Beth Daniel
    Beth Daniel
    Beth Daniel is an American professional golfer. She became a member of the LPGA Tour in 1979 and won 33 LPGA Tour events, including one major championship, during her career. She is a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame....

    , professional golfer
  • Bill Daniel
    Bill Daniel
    William Partlow Daniel , was a Governor of Guam and Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives...

    , governor of Guam and Democratic member of the Texas House of Representatives
  • Britt Daniel
    Britt Daniel
    John Britt Daniel is the co-founder, lead singer and guitarist of the Austin, Texas, rock band Spoon.-Biography:Britt Daniel was born in Galveston, Texas, and grew up in Temple, Texas, in a household of five children...

    , lead singer of the rock band Spoon
    Spoon (band)
    Spoon is an American rock band formed in Austin, Texas. The band is composed of Britt Daniel ; Jim Eno ; Rob Pope and Eric Harvey .-History:...

  • Brittany Daniel
    Brittany Daniel
    Brittany Ann Daniel is an American television and film actress. She is the twin sister of actress and photographer Cynthia Daniel...

    , American actress
  • Caroline Daniel
    Caroline Daniel
    Caroline Daniel is currently Editor of the Weekend FT and was appointed in June 2010 after running the FT's oped pages. She is a British journalist and political commentator. Educated at St. Helen's School in London and at Cambridge University she was formerly a panelist for The McLaughlin Group...

    , panelist for The McLaughlin Group
  • Celso Daniel
    Celso Daniel
    Celso Augusto Daniel was the mayor in 2002 for the third time of the city of Santo André in São Paulo, Brazil, as a representative of the Workers' Party...

    , former mayor of Santo André, São Paulo
  • Charles E. Daniel
    Charles E. Daniel
    Charles Ezra Daniel was a United States Senator from South Carolina and founder of Daniel International Corporation. Born in Elberton, Georgia, he moved with his family to Anderson, South Carolina in 1898...

    , United States Senator from South Carolina
  • Chase Daniel
    Chase Daniel
    William Chase Daniel is an American football quarterback for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was signed by the Washington Redskins as an undrafted free agent in 2009...

    , NFL
    National Football League
    The National Football League is the highest level of professional American football in the United States, and is considered the top professional American football league in the world. It was formed by eleven teams in 1920 as the American Professional Football Association, with the league changing...

    Quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football. Quarterbacks are members of the offensive team and line up directly behind the offensive line...

     for the New Orleans Saints
    New Orleans Saints
    The New Orleans Saints are a professional American football team based in New Orleans, Louisiana. They are members of the South Division of the National Football Conference of the National Football League ....

  • Dan Daniel (sportswriter)
    Dan Daniel (sportswriter)
    Dan Daniel , born Daniel Margowitz, was an American sportswriter whose prolific contributions over a long period led him to be called the Dean of American Baseball Writers....

    , American sportswriter
  • David Daniel
    David Daniel
    David John Daniel was a Welsh international rugby union forward who played club rugby for Llanelli and international rugby for Wales.-Personal history:...

    , Wales international rugby player
  • Elton L. Daniel
    Elton L. Daniel
    Elton L. Daniel, Ph.D., is a historian and Iranologist.A professor at the University of Hawaii, he received his doctorate from UT Austin. Elton Daniel is an associate editor of Encyclopædia Iranica, and has conducted research and traveled extensively in Iran, Turkey, Syria, Egypt, France, and the...

    , historian and Iranologist
  • Frank Daniel
    Frank Daniel
    Frank Daniel was a film director, producer and screenwriter born in Kolín, Czechoslovakia . He is known for developing the sequence paradigm of screenwriting.-Life:...

    , Czech-born film director, producer and screenwriter
  • Gabriel Daniel
    Gabriel Daniel
    Gabriel Daniel , French Jesuit historian, was born in Rouen.He was educated by the Jesuits, entered the order at the age of eighteen, and became superior at Paris.-Works:...

    , French Jesuit historian
  • Gbenga Daniel
    Gbenga Daniel
    Gbenga Daniel is a Nigerian politician,and Governor of Ogun State of Nigeria since 29 May 2003. He is a member of the ruling People's Democratic Party and the owner of the Nigerian Compass, a daily newspaper.-Background:...

    , governor of Ogun State in Nigeria
  • Glyn Daniel
    Glyn Daniel
    Glyn Edmund Daniel was a Welsh scientist and archaeologist whose academic career at Cambridge University specialised in the European Neolithic period. He edited the academic journal Antiquity from 1958–1985...

    , British archaeologist
  • Jack Daniel
    Jack Daniel
    Jasper Newton "Jack" Daniel was an American distiller and the founder of Jack Daniel's Tennessee whiskey distillery.-Biography:...

    , founder of Jack Daniel's whiskey
  • James Simpson-Daniel
    James Simpson-Daniel
    James David Simpson-Daniel is an English rugby union footballer who plays wing or centre for Gloucester Rugby....

    , English rugby union footballer
  • Jeffrey Daniel
    Jeffrey Daniel
    Jeffrey Daniel is an American dancer, singer-songwriter and choreographer, most notable for being a member of the R&B vocal group Shalamar. In Nigeria he is best known as an Idol series judge...

    , American dancer and singer, notably of the group Shalamar
  • Jennifer Daniel
    Jennifer Daniel
    Jennifer Daniel is a Welsh actress. Among her film and TV appearances are the Hammer horror films The Kiss of the Vampire and The Reptile .She was married to actor Dinsdale Landen from 1959 until his death in 2003....

    , British actress
  • John Daniel
    John Daniel
    John Daniel was a 17th century musician, born in Somerset, England.Daniel held some offices at court, and was the author of Songs for the Lute, Viol and Voice . He was the brother of the poet Samuel Daniel....

    , 17th century English musician
  • John Reeves Jones Daniel
    John Reeves Jones Daniel
    John Reeves Jones Daniel was a Congressional Representative from North Carolina.Daniel was born near Halifax, North Carolina and was instructed privately at home. He graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1821. After studying law, he was admitted to the North Carolina...

    , United States Representative from North Carolina
  • John W. Daniel
    John W. Daniel
    John Warwick Daniel was an American lawyer, author, and Democratic politician from Lynchburg, Virginia. He served in the Virginia House of Delegates and represented Virginia in both the U.S. House and then five terms in the Senate...

    , American lawyer and Democratic politician
  • Junius Daniel
    Junius Daniel
    Junius Daniel was a planter and career military officer, serving in the United States Army, then in the Confederate States Army during the American Civil War, as a brigadier general. His troops were instrumental in the Confederates' success at the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg...

    , American planter and career military officer
  • Lorenzo Daniel
    Lorenzo Daniel
    LoRenzo Daniel is a retired track and field sprinter from the United States, best known for setting the 1985 world's best year performance in the men's 200 meters. He did so on 1985-05-18 at a meet in Starkville, Mississippi, clocking 20.07. He attended Mississippi State University. Daniel grew up...

    , American track and field sprinter
  • Marcos Daniel
    Marcos Daniel
    Marcos Diniz Daniel is a professional tennis player from Brazil who turned professional in 1997. The right-hander reached his highest singles ATP-ranking on September 14, 2009, when he became World No. 56...

    , Brazilian tennis player
  • Oliver Daniel
    Oliver Daniel
    Oliver Daniel was an American arts administrator, musicologist, and composer.He worked as a music executive for CBS, then took a job at BMI, creating that organization's Concert Music Department in 1954. Also in 1954 he helped found the CRI record label, along with composers Otto Luening and...

    , American arts administrator, musicologist, and composer
  • Paul Daniel
    Paul Daniel
    Paul Daniel CBE is an English conductor. He is particularly noted for performances and recordings of opera and of British music....

    , English conductor
  • Peter Vivian Daniel
    Peter Vivian Daniel
    Peter Vivian Daniel was an American jurist who served as an Associate Justice on the Supreme Court of the United States.-Early life, education, and career:...

    , American jurist
  • Price Daniel
    Price Daniel
    Marion Price Daniel, Sr. , was a Democratic U.S. Senator and the 38th Governor of the state of Texas. He was appointed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to be a member of the National Security Council, Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness, and Assistant to the President for Federal-State...

    , United States Senator from Texas
  • Ray Daniel
    Ray Daniel
    William Raymond "Ray" Daniel was a Welsh football player and manager.Daniel was born in Swansea and started out at his local club Swansea Town as an amateur. In 1946 he was snapped up by Arsenal aged 18...

    , Welsh football player and manager
  • Robert Daniel
    Robert Daniel
    Robert Williams Daniel, Jr. is a Virginia farmer, businessman, teacher, and politician who served five terms in the U.S. House of Representatives as a Republican. He was first elected in 1972 and served until 1983. He is a graduate of Woodberry Forest School, Woodberry Forest, Virginia...

    , United States Representative from Virginia
  • Samuel Daniel
    Samuel Daniel
    Samuel Daniel was an English poet and historian.-Early life:Daniel was born near Taunton in Somerset, the son of a music-master. He was the brother of lutenist and composer John Danyel. Their sister Rosa was Edmund Spenser's model for Rosalind in his The Shepherd's Calendar; she eventually married...

    , English poet and historian
  • Tony Daniel
    Tony Daniel
    Antonio Salvador Daniel AKA Tony S. Daniel is an American comic book writer and artist, known for his work on various books for DC Comics, including Teen Titans, Flash: The Fastest Man Alive and Batman.-Career:...

    , American comic book artist
  • Wayne Daniel
    Wayne Daniel
    Wayne Wendell Daniel played 10 Tests and 18 One Day Internationals for the West Indies.A hostile and muscular fast bowler, Daniel seemed assured of a long and potent test career when he, in partnership with the lithe Michael Holding and the brooding Andy Roberts, battered England into submission...

    , cricketer
  • Wendy Palmer-Daniel
    Wendy Palmer-Daniel
    -External links:***...

    , professional basketball player in the WNBA
  • William Daniel, 19th century American politician
  • Yuli Daniel
    Yuli Daniel
    Yuli Markovich Daniel was a Soviet dissident writer, poet, translator and political prisoner.He frequently wrote under the pseudonyms Nikolay Arzhak and Yu. Petrov .-Early life and World War II:...

    , Soviet dissident writer
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