Meaning and Name Origin
Dayana \da-yana, daya-na\ as a girls' name. The meaning of Dayana is "valley; church leader". Dayana is a variation of Deanna (Old English): place name and occupational name. A common choice for a given name for baby girls.
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)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Dayana and associated names. Prominent related forms of Dayana (#599 last year) ranked in the Top 1000 are Deena, Deanne, Deann, Deana and Deanna. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 and are now much less widespread, with the forms Deanna, Deena, Deanne, Deana and Deann becoming somewhat dated. Dayana (#599) is the most fashionable baby name here, with this name undergoing a revival in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dayana▲ is alike in pronunciation to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Dana▼, Danna▲, Dawna, Dayanna, Dayna▼, Dhana, Diana▲, Duana, Duayna, Dwana, Dwayna, Dyana, Dyanna and Dyna. Other recommended similar baby names are Dahiana, Damyana, Dayann, Dayanne, Dayne, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann, Kayana, Mayana and Rayana. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dayana.