Dean means: God is my judge.
The Biblical baby name Daniel is Hebrew in origin and it's meaning is God is my judge.
Daniel is pronounced daw-nee-yale'.
Daniel is the name of three men in the Bible.
Daniel was the second son of David. His mother was Abigail. Daniel is also known as Chileab in the Bible.
Daniel was one of the great prophets on the Bible. He had the gift of interpreting dreams. Daniel was a descendant of the tribe of Judah. He, along with Hananiah, Mishael and Azariah was carried off to Babylon at a young age, and worked in the place of King Nebuchadnezzar. Daniel became the second in command of the Babylonian Empire. His life and prophecies are recorded in the Book of Daniel.
Daniel is also the name of a priest who returned from Babylonian captivity with Ezra and sealed the covenant with Nehemiah.