Gender: Female Meaning of Dagny: "new day" Origin of Dagny: Scandinavian

Dagny Origin and Meaning

The name Dagny is a girl's name of Scandinavian origin meaning "new day".

If you're looking for a name with Scandinavian roots, this would make a stronger and more appealing import than Dagmar. With its meaning of "new day," it could make an ideal choice for a girl born around New Year's.

Dagny Taggart is the powerful railroad executive and steel mogul heroine of the Ayn Rand novel Atlas Shrugged.

Dagny is also a French place name.

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Fluffykitten101 Says:


Interesting way to get the vintage nickname Aggie.

Amy Says:


That was my first thought too. I love literary names.

lottalove99 Says:


I think this name sounds really ugly, I just don't think it's pretty enough for a little girl. Love the meaning though 😊

MeganJoy Says:


Hubby and I decided on this name if this baby is a girl... we are Atlas Shrugged fans :)

Nooshi Says:


I love this name. Probably because of Atlas Shrugged.