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{{#invoke:redirect hatnote|redirect}} {{#invoke:Hatnote|hatnote}} {{#invoke:Infobox|infobox}}{{#invoke:Side box|main}} Daniel is a masculine given name and a surname of Hebrew origin. It means, "God is my judge",<ref>{{#invoke:citation/CS1|citation |CitationClass=web }}</ref><ref name="Oxford">Hanks, Hardcastle and Hodges, Oxford Dictionary of First Names, Oxford University Press, 2nd edition, ISBN 978-0-19-861060-1, p.68.</ref> and derives from two early biblical figures, primary among them Daniel from the Book of Daniel. It is a common given name for males, and is also used as a surname. It is also the basis for various derived given names and surnames.

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