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Dana meaning and name origin

Dana \d(a)-na\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dana), is pronounced DAY-nah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dana is "from Denmark". A surname also used as a variant of Daniel. Actress Dana Delany.

Dana has 14 variant forms: Daena, Danaca, Danah, Danay, Dane, Danet, Daney, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Dayna, Dayne and Donnica.

Baby names that sound like Dana are Dina, Dagna, Daina, Danae, Danea, Dany, Dani, Dawna, Deana, Dena, Dhana, Diana, Dyana, Dyna, Dona, Dahna, Duana, Dwana, Duna and Tana.

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Popularity of Dana

Dana is a very popular first name for women (#179 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#7161 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

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