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The first name 
Dahl

Dahl is a male first name.

Dahl – a very rare name!

Recently, the name Dahl has been given only a handful of times a year and is therefore particularly rare, at least in the US. In recent years, not even one boy in 100,000 has been named Dahl. That means that a boy named Dahl is exceptional and may not meet another person with the same name his whole life.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Dahl

Dahl has 4 letters 
and begins with a D

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter D is a quite popular first letter for boys’ names. That’s because 8.5% of all common boys’ names in the US begin with this letter. Only the first letters J and A are more common for boys' names.

With four letters, the name Dahl is shorter than most other given names. In fact, only 5.5% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly four letters. Just 1.2% of all first names are even shorter, while 93% consist of more than four letters. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 8.5% of all boys' names start with a D, this initial letter occurs nearly 2.5-times as often as all 26 letters on average – and the most common one of all the boys’ names starting with D is David.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Dahl

If your name is Dahl and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Dahl

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Dahl, you can simply say:

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This is how the name Dahl is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Dahl in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Dahl

Dahl

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Dahl

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Dahl is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

D
A
H
L

Have you ever waved the name Dahl

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

D
A
H
L

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Dahl sounds like this: