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What does Danna mean?

Danna Pronunciation of Danna [dan-na] as a girls' name is pronounced DANN-ah. It is of Old English origin. Feminine variant of Daniel. Dannah is a biblical place name.

Associated with: old english, biblical.


Danna has 20 variants: Dana, Danelle, Danette, Dani, Dania, Danice, Danise, Danita, Danitza, Dannah, Dannalee, Dannee, Dannell, Dannelle, Danni, Dannia, Dannon, Dantina, Dany and Danya.

Related girl name: Danielle.

Creative forms:
(female) Danda, Davna, ..

(male) Danda, Dannan, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danna Evelina (D.E.), ..

How popular is Danna?

Danna is a very popular first name for females (#1108 out of 4276, Top 26%) and also a very popular surname for all people (#8519 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Danna entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #267 in the U.S. in the year 2010, and is presently at #519. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danna name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Danielle (#297 last year), Dana (#851), Dani (#1025), Dania (#1235), Danya, Danelle, Danita, Danette and Daniel are the prominent alternative forms of Danna (#519 last year). These forms of Danna were favored as baby names in 1991 (median #1317) and have become much less conventional since (#1392, down 91%), with forms such as Dana going out of style. Dani is the most contemporarily stylish birth name here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danna, Dana, Danelle, Danette, Dani in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dania, Daniel, Danielle, Danita, Danya in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Danna is pronounced similarly to Dagna, Dahna, Danae, Danay, Danee, Danny, Dayanna, Dayna, Deeana, Deena, Deenya, Dena, Denah, Deney, Dennie, Denny, Deonna, Dhana, Dhanna, Diana, Dianna, Dinae, Dinny, Dionna and Dyana. Other suggested similar names are Canna, Dafna, Dama, Damia, Damya, Dane, Danne, Dawn, Dawne, Dayne, Deann, Deanne, Diann, Dianne, Dyann, Dyanne, Eanna, Hanna, Ianna, Janna, Lanna, Nanna, Ranna, Sanna, Vanna, Wanna, Yanna and Zanna. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danna.

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