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What does Daena mean?

Daena Pronunciation of Daena [dae-na] as a name for girls is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Daena is "from Denmark". Daena is a variant form of Dana (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Daena has 7 variants: Danah, Danay, Daney, Dania, Danna, Danya and Dayna.

5 more different relations via Dana: Danaca, Dane, Danet, Danica and Dayne.

Creative forms:
(female) Daene, Daeni, ..

(male) Daela, Daeney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Daena Estefania (D.E.), ..

How popular is Daena?

Daena is an unusual given name for women. Daena is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Daena (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Danna (#519 last year), Danica (#707), Dana (#851), Dania (#1235), Dayna and Danya. Other forms, like Danah, are uncommon. These relations of Daena were favored as birth names 45 years ago (usage of 0.4%) and are now significantly less conventional (usage 0.1%, down 81.7%), with versions like Dayna falling out of fashion. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dana, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Dayna in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica outside U.S.

Similar Names

Daena is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Dahna, Danaye, Danee, Dawna, Deeanna, Deena, Denah, Deni, Deonna, Diahna, Diana, Diannah, Dina, Dinay, Dinny, Diona, Dona, Donna, Donni, Donny, Duayna, Duena, Duna and Dwana. Other recommended names are Carena, Dael, Dafna, Daija, Dalena, Dalia, Dama, Damia, Damya, Danne, Darra, Dasha, Dasya, Datia, Davia, Dawn, Dawne, Dayla, Deja, Dela, Dene, Drea, Dreda, Drena, Faina, Galena, Gana, Gena, Hana, Ilena, Irena, Jaena, Jaina, Jayna, Jeena, Karena, Laina, Lena, Madena, Neena, Ranna, Rayna, Sanna, Tahna, Trena, Yalena, Zahna, Zana, Zanna and Zayna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Daena.