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Dana Name Meaning

Dana meaning

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Dana

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Variant Names of Dana:

Dane, Danie, Daena, Daina, Danaca, Danah, Danay, Dane, Danet, Daney, Dania, Danica, Danna, Danya, Day,  Daena,  Danaca,  Danah,  Danay,  Dane,  Danet,  Daney,  Dania, Danica,  Danna,  Danya,  Dayna,  Dayne and Donni,  Daena,  Danaca,  Danah,  Danay,  Dane,  Danet,  Daney,  Dania, Danica,  Danna,  Danya,  Dayna,  Dayne and Donni

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Popularity Rank :

Dana name was top ranked at 808 position in American during year 1930and most recently ranked at 851 position in American during year 2015

     

Name Dana has been Most Popular throughout the last hundred plus years and ranked at 934 position. 53005 numbers of people were named Dana so far in last 100 years. (SSA) More about rank of Dana

Dana Numerology :
Personality No. 9. People with name Dana desire love & independence. They love arts & music. They are generous, kindhearted, humane & philanthropic. Person with Dana having 9 as Personality number love traveling & teaching but hate restraint. They are bold, functional, broadminded & spiritual. They have will power & are determined , but are impulsive, contentious, ill-tempered, rebellious & impatient too. More Numerology

More About Name : Dana

  • From a surname which originally belonged to a person who was Danish.

    It is also a place name referring to an English river.

  • Name has been brought from the surname, which might be derived as a feminine form of Hebrew name “Dan”,which means”Judge”.

  • Dana is a very old Romanian first name derived from Dan which comes from Daniel.A nickname for Daniela is Dana.

    It is also considered as having a hebrew origin.

  • Another name for god.

  • The name has multiple derivations. It may come from Dane (from Denmark), the meaning of the common surname. It is also occasionally regarded as a feminine version of Daniel or a short version of feminine names such as Bogdana or Yordana. Dana is also an alternate spelling of the name for Danu, a Celtic fertility goddess. Dana or Danah, in Arabic, means the most perfectly sized, big, round, and beautiful pearl. This name is used mainly by Arabs of the Persian Gulf, due to their traditional pearl diving

  • Richard Dana, the US author of Two Years before the Mast who was also known for his work in supporting the rights of fugitive slaves.

Name Analysis of Dana

Character Analysis of Dana : Persons with the name Dana feel compelled to build strong foundations for themselves and those around them, particularly family.

Love Life of Dana : Persons are attracted by the strange things, unusual, quirky also want their sex life to be so.

Name Letter Analysis of Dana

D : Persons are grounded and pragmatic

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

N : Persons are a "think outside the box" kind of person -- creative and original

A : Persons are their own person: ambitious and freethinking

Astrological (Vedic) Aspect of Name Dana

Acoording to vedic astrology , Rashi for the name Dana is Kark and Moon sign associated with the name Dana is Cancer.

The name Dana has Water element. Moon is the Ruling Planet for the name Dana . The name Dana having moon sign as Cancer is represented by The Crab and considered as Cardinal .

Normally, people with the name Dana are usually determined toward their goals. They are also imaginative and have a great memory.

Other name options, having Cancer moon sign are name starting with : Ha, Hi, Hu, He, Ho, Da, De, Di, Du, Do, Hr.

Nakshatra (Vedic) of Name Dana

The name Dana is suitable for baby born in Pushya nakshatra

Pushya Nakshatra: "The nourisher", also known as sidhya or tiṣya

Lord: Shani (Saturn)
Symbol : Cow's udder, lotus, arrow and circle
Deity : Bṛhaspati, priest of the gods
Indian zodiac: 3°20' -16°40' Karka
Western zodiac 29°20' Cancer - 12°40' Leo
Other name options, having Pushya nakashatra are name starting with : Hu,  He,  Ho,  Da.

Famous Name Dana

  • Dana Stubblefield

    is a former American football defensive tackle in the National Football League. After graduating from Taylor High School in North Bend, Ohio, Stubblefield attended the University of Kansas.

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  • James 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.

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