Dane Name Meaning

English: variant of Dean or Dence. French (Dané): ethnic name for someone from Denmark. Dutch: variant spelling of Daane. Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Déaghain ‘descendant of the dean’, but also of English origin, a variant of Dean. Hungarian (Dáné): from the personal name Dániel, Hungarian form of Daniel.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Lane, Deane, Dana, Dale, Dano, Dann, Cane, Danes, Kane, Dade

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Dane Family Origin

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Dane Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Fisherman

    6%
  • Labourer

    6%
  • Merchant

    6%

In 1881, the most common Dane occupation in Canada was Farmer. 47% of Dane's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Dane family was Merchant. Farmer, Fisherman and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dane.

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Dane Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1941 and 2004, Dane life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dane in 1941 was 26, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dane

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