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Girl Name: Dana

Name: Dana
Pronunciation: \d(a)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Dana's also a boy name)
Meaning: from Denmark
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Dina, Dagna, Daina, Danae, Danea, Dany, Dani, Dawna, Deana, Dena, Dhana, Diana, Dyana, Dyna, Dona, Dahna, Duana, Dwana, Duna, Tana
Variant forms: Daena, Danaca, Danah, Danay, Dane, Danet, Daney, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Dayna, Dayne, Donnica
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 179
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 7161

Description

Dana \d(a)-na\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dana), is pronounced DAY-nah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dana is "from Denmark". A surname also used as a variant of Daniel. Actress Dana Delany.

Dana has 14 variant forms: Daena, Danaca, Danah, Danay, Dane, Danet, Daney, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Dayna, Dayne and Donnica.

Baby names that sound like Dana are Dina, Dagna, Daina, Danae, Danea, Dany, Dani, Dawna, Deana, Dena, Dhana, Diana, Dyana, Dyna, Dona, Dahna, Duana, Dwana, Duna and Tana.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Dana.

Popularity

Dana is a very popular first name for women (#179 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7161 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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