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What does Dag mean?

Dag Pronunciation of Dag [dag] as a boys' name is pronounced dag. It is of Scandinavian origin, and the meaning of Dag is "daylight". Mythology: the son of Night who brought the daylight as he rode his horse around the earth. U.N. Secretary-General and Nobel Peace Prize winner Dag Hammarskj÷ld.

Associated with: scandinavian, daylight (bright), mythology, night (dark), earth, peace, prize (gift), winner (champion).


Dag has 4 variants: Daeg, Dagget, Daggett and Dagny.

Related boy name: Dack.

Creative forms:
(male) Dado, Dami, ..

(female) Dagi, Dry, ..

Middle name pairings:
Dag Moises (D.M.), ..

How popular is Dag?

Dag is an uncommonly occurring first name for men but a somewhat prominent surname for all people (#142819 out of 150436, Top 95%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Dag has not been recorded in the list so far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Dag is alike in pronunciation to Doug. Other recommended names are Da-, Dago, Dai, Dal, Dan, Dar, Daw, Dax and Day. These names tend to be more commonly used than Dag.

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