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Dana

Heart
English, Slavic, Persian, Arabic
"from Denmark, gift, or wise"

Dana Origin and Meaning

The name Dana is a girl's name of English origin meaning "from Denmark, gift, or wise".
This name found in both Celtic and Scandinavian mythology has gone from all-boy to almost all-girl, retaining a strong, unisex quality. However, it has dropped following its three-decade heyday from the 1960s to the 1990s.

Dana is the birth name of Queen Latifah.

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Famous People Named Dana

  • Dana DelanyAmerican actress
  • Dana PlatoAmerican actress
  • Dana VollmerAmerican swimmer and Olympic Gold Medalist
  • Dana WhitePresident of the UFC
  • Dana Marie PerinoAmerican political pundit
  • Aaliyah Dana HaughtonAmerican singer and actress
  • Dana Elaine Owensprofessionally known as Queen Latifah, American singer and talk show host
  • Dana WilkersonAmerican author
  • Dana DuckworthAmerican gymnastics coach who is head coach of the Alabama Crimson Tide gymnastics team
  • Dana Wynteractress
  • Dana BrookeAmerican pro wrestler
  • Dana KopperAmerican production manager
  • Dana Bash (Dana pronounced with a short "a" soundas in "Dan"), American journalist and CNN correspondent

Dana in Pop Culture

  • Dana Katherine Scullycharacter from "The X,Files"
  • Dana Fairbankscharacter from the "The L,Word"
  • Dana Mercercharacter from the game Prototype
  • Dana Brodycharacter on the Showtime's "Homeland"
  • Dana Tancharacter in DC Universe
  • Intern Dana Cardinalcharacter from the podcast "Welcome to Night Vale"
  • Dana Taskerfrom movie "True Lies"
  • Dr Dana Stowefrom TV series "Strong Medicine"
  • Dana Jonescharacter from the movie "Friday"
  • Dana Tresslerfrom the movie "Flipped"
  • Danamain character in "Blue Crush 2"
  • Dana Freelingcharacter in "Poltergeist"
  • Dana Polk(played by Kristen Connolly) character from the movie "Cabin in the Woods"
  • Dana Knightstonefictional writer from Big Fish Games' Dana Knightstone series
  • Edana "Dana" Franklinmain character of the novel "Kindred"
  • Dana Shulpsanagram from TV's "Supernatural"
  • Dana Simmscharacter in film "The Internship"
  • Dana Scottcharacter from the TV show "Suits"