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Gender: Unisex Meaning: Origin: Gaelic Pronunciation: DAY na Related Names: Danah, Dayna

Dana: Popularity

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825th most popular unisex name in the UK

45 recorded births
in 2012

User rating:  Star: on Star: on Star: on Star: off Star: off ( 3.43 from 177 votes )

Additional information about the name Dana:

Dana is a name used for both boys and girls, however the feminine and masculine names have different origins. Dana in the feminine form comes from Gaelic origin and in Irish mythology was the name of the goddess of fertility, similar to the Roman Diana and perhaps from the same origin.

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