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What does Dwana mean?

Dwana Pronunciation of Dwana [dwana] as a girls' name has the meaning "dark, swarthy". Dwana is a version of Duana (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: dark (black).


Dwana has 3 variants: Duayna, Duna and Dwayna.

2 more alternative forms via Duana: Duane and Dwayne.

Creative forms:
(female) Dwaka, Dwata, ..

(male) Dwala, Dwaney, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dwana Emmalynn (D.E.), ..

How popular is Dwana?

Dwana is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3891 out of 4276, Top 91%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. The only popular varying form of Dwana (not ranked) is Duane. Adoption of this relation of Dwana reached its peak in the 1930s (#1561). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dwana is pronounced similarly to Dahnya, Danay, Danaye, Daney, Dani, Dania, Danie, Danni, Danny, Dawna, Dayna, Deeanna, Deena, Deenya, Dena, Denah, Denia, Denna, Denni, Dhanna, Diahna, Dinah, Diona, Donia and Donnay. Other suggested similar names are Adana, Alana, Avana, Ayana, Brana, Ciana, Dada, Dama, Dane, Deanda, Deane, Deann, Dejana, Devana, Dian, Dianda, Diane, Diann, Dowan (see Dawn), Duwan, Dwan, Dyan, Dyane, Dyann, Dzana, Edana, Evana, Gana, Giana, Iana, Ioana, Ivana, Jana, Juana, Kiana, Leana, Lewana, Liana, Luana, Rana, Riana, Roana, Ryana, Seana, Tana, Tyana, Viana, Yana, Yoana and Zana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Dwana.

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