Dana - Meaning Of Dana, What Does Dana Mean?

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Dana Meaning


What does Dana mean, popularity, numerology and more.

The name Dana is of English origin.

The meaning of Dana is "from denmark".  

It is also of Romanian origin, where its meaning is "gift of G-d".

Dana is used as both a boys and girls name. It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Da-na.

In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 789  in baby name popularity for girls with 353 occurrences.  It ranked 3081 in popular baby names for boys with 36 occurrences. 

View the Dana Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Dana has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Dana to other names.


Dana is a diminutive (nickname) of Bogdana.

Variants of the name Dana include Dayna.

Dana falls into the place name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Dana Andrews.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Dana in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

Just for fun, see the name Dana in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Dana in Nautical Flags page.

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Dana Numerology page.

Dana Numerology
Dana in Hieroglyhics
Dana in Nautical Flags
English names generally consist of a given name, middle name and family name. Many English speaking countries have fairly flexible naming laws. This allows the multicultural families that live in these countries to merge the naming conventions of their faiths or previous nationalities with their current homeland.

Biblical names are still very prevelant. Nature, literature, mythology, celebrity, surnames, variants of traditional names and newly invented names are all sources of English given names.

The evolution of English names in the U.K. can be traced to the various conquests and ruling power changes of its early history. The evolution of English names in America has been more influenced by the various influxes of immigrants from different parts of the world during different times in its history.

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