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.
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