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What does Dayna mean?

Dayna Pronunciation of Dayna [day-na] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Dayna is "from Denmark". Dayna is an alternate spelling of Dana (Old English).

Associated with: old english.


Dayna has 7 variants: Daena, Danah, Danay, Daney, Dania, Danna and Danya.

5 more different relations via Dana: Danaca, Dane, Danet, Danica and Dayne.

Creative forms:
(female) Dayia, Dayta, ..

(male) Dayde, Dayno, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dayna Sadie (D.S.), ..

How popular is Dayna?

Dayna is a very prominent first name for females (#1053 out of 4276, Top 25%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Dayna entered the list in 1950-1959 and reached its peak position of #595 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dayna name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Dayna outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Dayna appearing in the Top 2000 are Danna (#519 a year ago), Danica (#707), Dana (#851), Dania (#1235) and Danya. These forms of Dayna were at the apex of their popularity 45 years ago (average #1088) and are now much less conventional (#1218, 82% less usage), with forms such as Dayna becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dayna, Dana, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danica outside U.S.

Similar Names

Dayna is alike in pronunciation to Dahnya, Daina, Danae, Danee, Danie, Dannee, Danni, Danny, Deeanna, Denae, Denna, Deonna, Dhanna, Diahna, Diana, Dianna, Digna, Dinny, Donni, Donny, Donya, Duayna, Duna, Dwana and Dynah. Other suggested similar names are Alayna, Carna, Dabny (see Dabney), Dafna, Dafne, Dalia, Dama, Damia, Damya, Danne, Dara, Darina, Dasha, Dasya, Datya, Davynn, Dawn, Dawne, Day, Daya, Dayann, Dayha, Dayla, Dayle, Drena, Dwayne, Dzana, Faina, Gana, Gayna, Hanna, Jaina, Jayna, Kayana, Lanna, Leyna, Moyna, Nana, Rayana, Rayna, Tana, Taryna, Tawna, Vanna, Warna, Yana, Yanna, Zana, Zanna and Zayna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Dayna.