Daniels Name Origin, Meaning and Family History

Daniels Name Meaning: From the Hebrew personal name, meaning 'god is my judge'

A popular personal name & subsequently a frequent surname, no doubt originating from the Bible story where Daniel was thrown to the lions for his steadfast allegiance to his faith. First found in Sussex when Duke William of Normandy granted lands for their distinguished service at the Battle of Hastings

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Surname Distribution

Census frequency by county

Name Concentrations Within England and Wales

Daniels Surname Statistics

Top Professions for the Daniels family

Profession Census Frequency
Agricultural Labourer 156
Female Servant 132
Independent 76
Labourer 59
Male Servant 55
Weaver 42
Ag Labourer 36
Shoe Maker 35
Farmer 30
Silk Weaver 23
Carpenter 18
Gardener 18
Tailor 18
Dress Maker 18
Sawyer 12
Blacksmith 11
Laundress 11
Pauper 10
Butcher 9
Ag Lab 9
Cloth Worker 9
Lab 9
Apprentice 8
Cotton Weaver 8
Servant 8

Daniels Surname Variants Ranking

Rank Surname Match Census Frequency
1 Daniels 100% 61,771
2 Daniells 88% 3,305
3 Danels 86% 863
4 Danniels 88% 301
5 Danials 86% 212
6 Daniles 71% 209
7 Danils 86% 120

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The surname Daniels is the most popular version of all its varients

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