Meaning and Name Origin
Dayanna \da-yanna, daya(n)-na\ as a girls' name. Dayanna's name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Dayanna is "divine". Dayanna is a form of Diana (Latin); mythology: Diana was an ancient Roman goddess who came to be associated with the Greek god Artemis. Scarce as a name for newborns.
Dayanna has 23 more related forms via Diana: Danne, Dayann, Dayanne, Deandra, Deane, Deann▼, Dede, Dee▼, Deeane, Deedee, Di, Diahann, Diahanne, Dian▼, Diandra, Diane▼, Diann▼, Dianne▼, Didi, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann and Dyanne.
Dayanna is an unusual given name for females. Dayanna is also an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Dayanna and related names. Prominent related forms of Dayanna (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Deana, Deandra, Deann, Deanna, Dee, Deedee, Dena, Dian, Diana (#297 last year), Diane, Diann, Dianna and Dianne. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1960-1969 and have become significantly less widespread since, with forms like Deanna, Diane, Diann, Dianna and Dianne falling out of style. Diana (#297) is the most trendy baby name in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Dayanna is pronounced similarly to Danna▲, Dayana▲, Dayna▼, Deeanna and Dhanna. Other recommended similar baby names are Dalanna, Fayanna and Rayanna. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dayanna.