Danger Surname Origin
A corruption of D'Angier, that is, from Angier, a town in France. Lower says, a person named Danger kept a public house near Cambridge on the Huntingdon road. On being compelled to quit his house, he built an inn on the opposite side of the road, and placed beneath his sign "Danger from over the way," whereupon his successor in the old hotel, inscribed over his door, "There is no Danger here now."
Source: An Etymological Dictionary of Family and Christian Names With an Essay on their Derivation and Import; Arthur, William, M.A.; New York, NY: Sheldon, Blake, Bleeker & CO., 1857.
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