Dane meaning

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A native or inhabitant of Denmark.
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A person born or living in Denmark.
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A person from Denmark or of Danish descent.
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(historical) A member of the Danes, a Germanic tribe inhabiting the Danish islands and parts of southern Sweden.
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A surname​ for someone who came from Denmark, also a variant of Dean.
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A male given name transferred from the surname, or from the ethnic term Dane (like Scott or Norman).
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A person of Danish ancestry.
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Origin of dane

  • Middle English Dan from Old Norse Danr
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • From Danish Daner (“Danes”), from Old Norse Danir. Replaced native Old English Dene. Both forms ultimately descend from Proto-Germanic *daniz.
    From Wiktionary