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Gender: Female Meaning of Duna: "eiderdown" Origin of Duna: Hungarian river name or Icelandic

The name Duna is a girl's name of Hungarian, Icelandic origin meaning "eiderdown". Duna and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "Picky Parents - Sibsets Version".

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Duna refers the Hungarian word for the Danube River or to the Icelandic term for the down of a duck. Duna also bears a resemblance to both Dune and Djuna. In this era of word names and invented names, Duna may have a bright future.

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ReaRea Says:


Although we do have a river named Duna, we do not use this name as a given name at all in Hungary.

ElsaAnne Says:


I like it, although there would be the pronunciation issues between Doo-na and Djoo-na.

CocoWhite Says:


Dune might make a better choice.