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Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Dana International

Dana International, stage name of Sharon Cohen, (born on February 2, 1972) is an Israeli pop singer, who won the 1998 Eurovision Song Contest with the song "Diva".

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Charles Anderson Dana

Charles Anderson Dana (August 8, 1819 – October 17, 1897) was an American journalist, author, and government official, best known for his association with Ulysses S. Grant during the American Civil War and his aggressive political advocacy after the war.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Bill Dana

Bill Dana (born October 5, 1924) is a U.S. comedian, actor and screenwriter who often appeared on the Ed Sullivan show.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: James Dwight Dana

James Dwight Dana (February 12, 1813–April 14, 1895) was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made important studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Richard Henry Dana Jr.

Richard Henry Dana Jr. (August 1, 1815 - January 6, 1882) was an American lawyer and politician, and author of the book Two Years Before the Mast.

Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Charles Dana Gibson

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Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Dana Carvey

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Personality/ Celebrity / Famous Name: Dana Delaney


Dana as First Name

Dana Laframboise     Dana Laframboise        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dana Laframboise: a champion lightweight boxer from Canada, who won the silver medal at the 1999 Pan American Games. Laframboise is a nine-time provincial champion, a Canadian national gold medalist at the junior, intermediate and senior levels and has won many international titles to name but a few. His record stands at 124 bouts, with 106 wins and 18 losses.

Dana Andrews     Dana Andrews        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dana Andrews: was an American film actor. He was born Carver Dana Andrews on a farm just outside of Collins, Covington County, Mississippi, the third of nine children of the Rev. Charles Forrest Andrews, a Baptist minister and his wife Annis. The family subsequently moved to Huntsville, Texas, where his younger siblings (including actor Steve Forrest) were born.

Dana Welles Delany     Dana Welles Delany       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dana Welles Delany: is an American film, stage, and television actress. Known especially for her two-time Emmy Award winning performance as Colleen McMurphy on the ABC television show China Beach (1988–91) and for her role as Katherine Mayfair on Desperate Housewives (2007-), Delany has been active in film, television, and stage since the late 1970s.

Dana Bruce Barros     Dana Bruce Barros        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dana Bruce Barros: s a retired American professional basketball player from the NBA. Before the NBA he played at Boston College, finishing as one of the school's all-time leading scorers.

Dana Thomas Carvey     Dana Thomas Carvey        Origin/Culture/Country: American

Dana Thomas Carvey: Carvey was born in Missoula, Montana, the son of Billie, a schoolteacher, and William Carvey, a high school business teacher. Carvey is of Italian and Irish descent. His father is from Rome. Carvey is the brother of Brad Carvey, the engineer/designer of the Video Toaster. The character Garth Algar (from the movie Wayne's World) is a loosely-based portrayal of Brad. Carvey was raised Lutheran. When he was three years old, his family moved to San Carlos, California, in the San Francisco Bay Area. He received his first drum kit at an early age. He attended Tierra Linda Junior High in San Carlos, California, Carlmont High School in Belmont, California, College of San Mateo in San Mateo, CA, and received his Bachelor's degree in communications from San Francisco State University.

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Dana as Last Name

Paul Dana     Paul Dana       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Paul Dana: In 1996 Dana was working as a mechanic at the Bridgestone Racing School in Ontario when he won his first races there. In 1998 he moved to Indianapolis and began competing in Barber Dodge Pro Series, and his top 20 finish earned him an invitation to the inaugural Formula Dodge National Championship. He then competed in the Infiniti Pro Series where he captured one race win and placed second in the 2004 championship. He then secured sponsorship to run in the IndyCar Series with sponsorship from Ethanol suppliers, which he brought to Hemelgarn Racing.

James Dwight Dana     James Dwight Dana       Origin/Culture/Country: American

James Dwight Dana: was an American geologist, mineralogist and zoologist. He made important studies of mountain-building, volcanic activity, and the origin and structure of continents and oceans.In 1836 and 1837 he was assistant to Professor Silliman in the chemical laboratory at Yale, and then, for four years, acted as mineralogist and geologist of the United States Exploring Expedition, commanded by Captain Charles Wilkes, in the Pacific Ocean. His labors in preparing the reports of his explorations occupied parts of thirteen years after his return to America in 1842. His notebooks from the four years of travel contained fifty sketches, maps, and diagrams, including views of both Mount Shasta and Castle Crags. Dana's sketch of Mount Shasta was engraved in 1849 for publication in the American Journal of Science and Arts (which Silliman had founded in 1818), along with a lengthy article based on Dana's 1841 geological notes. In the article he described in scientific terms the rocks, minerals, and geology of the Shasta region. As far as is known, his sketch of Mount Shasta became the second view of the mountain ever published.

Samuel Whittlesey Dana     Samuel Whittlesey Dana       Origin/Culture/Country: American

Samuel Whittlesey Dana: was an American lawyer and politician from Middletown, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. He studied law, was admitted to the bar in 1778, and practiced in Middletown, Connecticut. He was a member

John W. Dana     John W. Dana       Origin/Culture/Country: American

John W. Dana: was the 19th and 21st Governor of Maine.Dana became a member of the Maine House of Representatives from 1841 to 1842. He also served as a member of the Maine State Senate from 1843 to 1844. Later, he also became the president of the Maine State Senate.Dan

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