Dana

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See also: dana, da̰na, and dāņa

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Dana

  1. An American surname of uncertain origin.
  2. (chiefly US) A male given name derived from the surname.
    • 1971 J. Anthony Lukas, Don't Shoot — We Are Your Children, Random House, ISBN 0394462874, page 419:
      Johnie had become a "problem" for the advosers and "baby deans" in University Hall: men with marvelously Puritan names like Dana Cotton and Christopher Wadsworth called him in and asked what the trouble was.
  3. A female given name usually interpreted as a form of Daniel, taken to use in the twentieth century; possibly borrowed from eastern Europe.
  4. A village in Illinois
  5. A town in Indiana
  6. A city/town in Iowa

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Etymology[edit]

Feminine form of the biblical name Dan. Also a short form of Daniela and Bohdana.

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Dana f

  1. A female given name.

Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First recorded as a given name of Latvians in 1969. From Daniela.

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Dana f

  1. A female given name.

References[edit]

  • Klāvs Siliņš: Latviešu personvārdu vārdnīca. Riga "Zinātne" 1990, ISBN 5-7966-0278-0
  • [1] Population Register of Latvia: Dana was the only given name of 2197 persons in Latvia on May 21st 2010.