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

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.

Famous People Named Dagny

Dagny Juel, Norwegian writer and artist model
Dagny Servaes, German-Austrian actress
Dagny Mellgren, Norwegian footballer
Dagny Kristine Bang, Norwegian physician, politician and feminist
Dagny Lind, Swedish actress
Dagny Hald, Norwegian ceramist
Dagny Ros Asmundsdottir, Icelandic cook

Pop Culture References for the name Dagny

Dagny Taggart, main character in Ayn Rand's "Atlas Shrugged"
Dagny Silva, character in Nancy Drew computer game

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