What does Dayana mean?
Dayana /day-ana/ as a girls' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dayana is "valley; church leader". Dayana is an alternate spelling, with the prefix Day-, of Deanna (Old English): place name and occupational name.
(female) Daana, Danana, ..
(male) Dayine, Dayony, ..
How popular is Dayana?
Dayana is a rare first name for women. Dayana is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name statistics of Dayana for girls. Dayana was first listed in 1990 and reached its apex rank of #411 in the U.S. in 2008, and is at #599 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Prominent related forms of Dayana (#599 last year) ranked in the Top 2000 are Deanna (#1105 last year), Deena, Deonna, Deeanna, Deeann, Deann, Deana and Deane. Other variants, like Deeana, are seldom used. These forms of Dayana reached the height of their popularity 4 decades ago (usage of 0.2%) and are now much less widespread.
Dayana is alike in pronunciation to Daena, Dahnya, Dana▼, Danay, Danaye, Dani▲, Dania, Dannah, Danni, Dannia, Danya, Dawna, Dayanna, Dayna▼, Dena▼, Denna, Dhanna, Diahna, Dianna▼, Donna▼, Duana, Duayna, Dwayna, Dyanna and Dyna. Other recommended names are Ayana▲, Bryana▼, Dafna, Dalena, Dama, Damiana, Damyan, Damyana, Danaca, Danne, Daphna, Darina, Davina, Dawn▼, Dawne, Daya, Dayah, Dayanira, Dayann, Dayanne, Dayha, Dayla, Dayne, Daysha, Deeane, Dejana, Delana, Devana, Diahann, Dian, Diane▼, Duwan, Dwan, Dwayne, Dyan, Dyann, Dyanne, Elyana, Hasana, Jayna, Kayana, Kayann, Matana, Mayana, Rayann, Rayona, Savana▼, Tajana, Tawana▼ and Tyana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dayana.