Name Dan – origin and meaning

Dan is a male name.

Origin of Dan

Dan is a biblical name, but as well a Slavic short form of Bogdan, an English short form of Daniel and a Chinese name.

Meaning of Dan

Dan means “he judged” (in Hebrew) and “gift of God” (from Bogdan). In Chinese, Dan means “red” and “vermilion”.

Pronunciation of Dan

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