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Girl Name: Duana

Name: Duana
Pronunciation: \du(a)-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: dark, swarthy
Origin: Irish
Sounds Like: Dana, Deana, Dhana, Diana, Dyana, Duena
Variant forms: Duana, Duane, Duayna, Duna, Dwana, Dwayna, Dwayne


Duana \du(a)-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced D'WAY-nah, D'WAH-nah. It is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Duana is "dark, swarthy". Feminine form of Duane that dates from the 1940s. Socialite Duane Hampton.

Duana has 7 variant forms: Duana, Duane, Duayna, Duna, Dwana, Dwayna and Dwayne.

Baby names that sound like Duana are Dana, Deana, Dhana, Diana, Dyana and Duena.


Duana is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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