Dana

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Female Female Name

Usage

Old Norse Old Norse
Sweden Swedish
Denmark Danish
Norway Norwegian
Finland Finnish
Iceland Icelandic
Greenland Greenlandic

Origin and Meaning

1) Female form of DanR [1]

2) Female form of Dan [2] [3] [4]

3) Short form of names beginning with Dan- [2] [3] [4]

4) Short form of names ending with -dana

Related Names

Dana
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Finish Greenlandic Icelandic Norwegian Old Norse Swedish
Danna
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Frequency of X occurance as female name todayFrequency of occurance as male name today
Danish Norwegian Swedish

See also Danika, Danuta

Grammar

Denmark - Danish
Nominative: Dana
Genitive: Danas
Finland - Finnish
Nominative: Dana
Genitive: Danan
Partitive: Danaa
Iceland - Icelandic
Nominative: Dana
Accusative: Dönu
Dative: Dönu
Genitive: Dönu
Norway - Norwegian
Nominative: Dana
Genitive: Danas
Sweden - Swedish
Nominative: Dana
Genitive: Danas

Further Information

Earliest Documented Usage

Statistics

Name Count per Country

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Country
Commonness
Commonness
Female ♀ Male ♂
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
as
main
name#
also
middle
name&
Sweden Sweden[5]
567 749 217 283
Denmark Denmark[6]
334 n.a. 38 n.a.
Norway Norway[7]
192 n.a. 77 n.a.
Finland Finland[8]
n.a. 208 n.a. 35
  #: count of main first name only
  &: count of both main and additional first names
Name counts are approximate as statistics normally is not published
for names given to less than 3 or 5 persons per country.

 

Recent Statistics Trend

Name statistics for Dana(f) Sources: [5][6][7][8]

Sources: [5] [6] [7] [8]

References

  1. Ferdinand Holthausen: Vergleichendes und Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Altwestnordischen (1948)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Kristoffer Kruken og Ola Stemshaug: Norsk Personnamnleksikon (1995)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Roland Otterbjörk: Svenska förnamn (1979)
  4. 4.0 4.1 Hermann Pálsson: Nafnabókin (1991)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Statistiska Centralbyrån, National statistics office of Sweden, http://www.scb.se/
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Danmarks Statistik, National statistics office of Denmark, http://www.dst.dk
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 Statistisk Sentralbyrå, National statistics office of Norway, http://www.ssb.no
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 Väestörekisterikeskus, National Population Register Centre of Finland, http://www.vrk.fi