What does Danish mean?

Definitions for Danish
ˈdeɪ nɪʃdan·ish

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word Danish.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Danishnoun

    a Scandinavian language that is the official language of Denmark

  2. danish, danish pastryadjective

    light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruits or cheese

  3. Danishadjective

    of or relating to or characteristic of Denmark or the Danes or their language

    "Danish furniture"


  1. Danishnoun

    A native of Denmark, Dane

    Get me a coffee and a cheese danish.

  2. Danishadjective

    Of or pertaining to Denmark.

  3. Danishnoun

    The language of Denmark

  4. danishnoun

    Danish pastry, light sweet yeast-raised roll usually filled with fruit or cheese.

    Get me a coffee and a cheese danish.


  1. danish

    A Danish is a type of sweet pastry that originated from Denmark. It is often made from yeast-leavened dough that is rolled out thin, covered with a filling (such as fruit, custard, chocolate, or cheese), and then folded into several shapes. A Danish can be consumed as a breakfast food or dessert.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Danishadjective

    belonging to the Danes, or to their language or country

  2. Danishnoun

    the language of the Danes

  3. Etymology: [See Dane.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records


    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Danish is ranked #32792 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Danish surname appeared 700 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Danish.

    77.5% or 543 total occurrences were White.
    14.8% or 104 total occurrences were Asian.
    3.8% or 27 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    2% or 14 total occurrences were Black.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Danish in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Danish in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Danish in a Sentence

  1. Kristinn Hrafnsson:

    We lodged a complaint in Denmark pertaining to a meeting that took place between him and FBI agents in 2011. We want that to be probed on the basis that it was an illegal operation according to Danish law.

  2. Mattias Tesfaye:

    When there is war in European Union and a European neighbor is exposed to what we see in Ukraine, there is not the slightest doubt in my mind : We must help as best we can... by welcoming Ukrainians on Danish soil.

  3. President Truman:

    Facts First : Denmark's annual subsidy to Greenland, an autonomous territory of Denmark, is for less than $ 600 million.According to a representative from Greenland's Ministry of Finance, Head of Division Anders Fonnesbech-Wulff, the grant for 2019 is expected to amount to 3.86 billion Danish kroner( DKK), which is approximately $ 573 million. The amount has increased slightly over the years, from $ 547 million( 3.68 billion DKK) in 2016 to $ 553 million( 3.72 billion DKK) in 2017 to $ 568 million( 3.82 billion DKK) in 2018. All US dollar amounts are based on the Tuesday exchange rate.Greenland and TrumanTrump said that President Truman wanted to buy Greenland from Denmark, which is true. But he also said.

  4. Pernille Erenbjerg:

    The competitive Danish mobile market, among the cheapest in Europe, is constricting earnings and challenging our strategic ambition to continue to invest in telecom infrastructure.

  5. Proverb:

    Fresh air impoverishes the doctor. Danish

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