Comes from the Hebrew “Daniyyel,” which means “God is my judge.” Let’s hope this doesn’t lead to an “Only God Can Judge Me” tattoo and a string of questionable choices later on.
Dan, Dani, Danny, or maybe Niel — but if you’re gonna do that you may as well just name him Neil or Neal instead.
Famous people named Daniel:
Actors Daniel Day-Lewis, Daniel Baldwin, Danny DeVito, and Daniel Radcliffe; former football player Dan Marino; comedian Daniel Tosh.
Daniel Handler is the real name of Lemony Snicket, the bestselling author of A Series of Unfortunate Events.