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What does Day mean?

Day Pronunciation of Day [day] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Day) is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Day is "day". Possibly use of the word as a name, or originally a surname.

Associated with: old english, surname.


Creative forms:
(female) Dary, Dey, ..


Middle name pairings:
Day Avalon (D.A.), ..

How popular is Day?

Day is an unusual first name for females but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#271 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Day has not been ranked in the Top 2000 so far. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Similar Names

Day is alike in pronunciation to Da-, Dai, Daya, Dayah, De-, Dea, Dee, Di and Doe. Other suggested similar names are Bay, Cay, Dacy, Daly, Dany, Davy, Fay, Gay, Jay, Kay, May and Ray. These names tend to be more frequently used than Day.

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