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Meaning of First Name: Dana


Name:
Dana
Pronunciation:
\d(a)-na\
Gender:
girl
Meaning:
from Denmark
Origin:
English
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Similar:
None
Variant Forms:

Popularity

Dana is a very popular first name for women (#179 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7161 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Dana \d(a)-na\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Dana), is pronounced DAY-nah. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Dana is "from Denmark". A surname also used as a variant of Daniel. Actress Dana Delany. Dana has 14 variant forms: Daena, Danaca, Danah, Danay, Dane, Danet, Daney, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Dayna, Dayne and Donnica. Baby names that sound like Dana are Dina, Dagna, Daina, Danae, Danea, Dany, Dani, Dawna, Deana, Dena, Dhana, Diana, Dyana, Dyna, Dona, Dah
Name:
Dana
Pronunciation:
\d(a)-na\
Gender:
boy
Meaning:
from Denmark
Origin:
English
Relate Names:
Not Provided
Name Sounds Like:
Name Similar:
None
Variant Forms:

Popularity

Dana is a very popular first name for men (#314 out of 1220) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#7161 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

Introduction

Dana \d(a)-na\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Dana), is pronounced DAY-nah. The meaning of Dana is "from Denmark". Also possibly a place name referring to an English river. Also variant of Daniel or Dane. Surname first used as a boy's name in the 19th century. In 1840 Boston writer Richard Henry Dana, Jr. published the maritime classic "Two Years Before the Mast", about his voyage in a sailing ship around Cape Horn to California. Artist Charles Dana Gibson; actor Dana Carvey. Dana

Census About Last Name: Nieves


Last Name:
NIEVES
Origin:
Spanish
Meaning:
Means "snows" in Spanish, from the title of the Virgin Mary Nuestra Señora de las Nieves meaning "Our Lady of the Snows"
Population Rank:
1146
Population:
28011
Occurrences/100,000 people:
10.38
Cumulative proportion/100,000:
42186.12
Non-Hispanic White Only:
6.19%
Non-Hispanic Black Only:
1.15%
Non-Hispanic Asian&Pacific Islander Only:
0.66%
Non-Hispanic American Indian&Alaskan Native Only:
0.09%
Non-Hispanic of 2 or More Races:
0.44%
Hispanic Origin:
91.48 %
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division, Population Analysis & Evaluation Staff.
Lastnames provided above include all lastnames with over 0.001% frequency in the US population during the 1990 census. The table above includes over 50000 most common last names in America.