Dana
Origin/Usage
English
Pronunciation
DAY-nə
Meaning
From Denmark
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Dana originates in English language and means "from Denmark". It is derived from a surname and today can be used as both feminine and masculine given names. In other languages, especially Slavic, Dana is considered a feminine form of Daniel and thus is only used for girls. There is also an Arabic meaning of this name, "the prettiest pearl".

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Dayna, Danita, Danette

Famous Danas

Dana Carvey - comedian
Dana Delany (actress) Dana Allison - basketball player
Dana Bath - writer
Dana Hamm - model
Dana King - news anchor

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