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What does Dayanira mean?

Dayanira Pronunciation of Dayanira [dayani-ra] as a girls' name. The meaning of Dayanira is "devastating, capable of great destruction". Dayanira is a variant form of Deyanira (Spanish, Greek). Greco-Roman mythology: the wife of Hercules.

Associated with: great, destruction.


Dayanira has 3 variants: Daianira, Deianira and Diyanira.

1 more different relation via Deyanira: Dellanira.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
Dayanira Kyrie (D.K.), ..

How popular is Dayanira?

Dayanira is an unusual given name for females. Dayanira is an equally uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular varying form of Dayanira (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 is Deyanira. Adoption of this relation of Dayanira was more pronounced among parents in 1993 (adoption of 0.01%). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Deyanira in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dayanira and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dayanira is alike in pronunciation to Danira and Deianeira. Other suggested similar names are Calandra, Casandra, Daeira, Daira, Dalanna, Damara, Damyana, Dania, Danica, Danika, Danila, Danita, Dannia, Dannica, Dannika, Davinia, Dawnika, Dawnita, Dayana, Dayann, Dayanna, Dayanne, Dayeera (see Daira), Dayna, Deandra, Deeandra, Dejanira, Delandra, Diandra, Dinora, Dyana, Dyandra, Dyanna, Fayanna, Hamania, Kalandra, Kasandra, Kataniya, Kayana, Laanita (see Anita), Lasandra, Latania, Mayana, Natania, Nataniya, Rayana, Rayanna, Tiyaira and Zaharira. These names tend to be more frequently used than Dayanira.

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