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.
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 popularity of Dayana for girls. Dayana was first listed in 1994 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 1000 are Deena, Deanna, Deann and Deana. Other variants, like Deona, are seldom used. These forms of Dayana reached the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (usage of 0.49%) and are somewhat less widespread today (usage 0.08%, down 83.6%). Deanna is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Dayana has become popular as well, while Deanna, Deana, Deann and Deena are now less popular. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Dayana and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dayana▲ is alike in pronunciation to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Dahnya, Daina, Dana▼, Danae, Danah, Danay, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dani, Dania▼, Danie, Danna▲, Dannah, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Dannia, Danny, Dany, Danya, Dawna, Dayanna, Dayna▼, Deenya, Deionna, Dena▼, Denae, Denah, Denay, Deni, Denia, Denna, Denni, Denny, Dhana, Dhanna, Diahna, Diana▲, Dianna▼, Diannah, Digna, Dina▼, Dinae, Dinah▼, Dinay, Dinny, Dinya, Diona, Dionna, Dona▼, Donia, Donna▼, Donnay, Donni, Donny, Donya, Duana, Duayna, Duena, Duna, Dwana, Dwayna, Dyana, Dyanna, Dyna and Dynah. Other recommended similar baby names are Aiyana▼, Aryana▲, Ayana▼, Bryana▼, Dafna, Dahiana, Dalanna, Dalena, Dalina, Dama, Damara, Damia, Damiana, Damya, Damyan, Damyana, Danaca, Dane, Danne, Daphna, Darina, Daviana, Davina, Dawn▼, Dawne, Daya, Dayah, Dayanira, Dayann, Dayanne, Dayha, Dayla, Dayne, Daysha, Deanne▼, Deeane, Dejana, Delana, Demia, Dene, Deon, Deonne, Devana, Diahann, Diahanne, Dian▼, Diane▼, Diann▼, Dianne▼, Dion, Dione, Dionne▼, Dowan, Duane, Dumia, Dumiya, Duwan, Dwan, Dwayne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann, Dyanne, Dylana, Dzana, Elyana, Fayanna, Gaiana, Gayna, Hasana, Jayna, Kalana, Katana, Kayana, Kayann, Malana, Matana, Mayana, Miyana, Natana, Rayana, Rayann, Rayanna, Rayna, Rayona, Ryana, Savana▼, Shayana, Tajana, Tatyana▼, Tawana, Tyana and Zayna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dayana.