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The name Dana is of English origin, and means from Denmark.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dana has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dana
Use of the Name Dana for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
184,230 170,812 60,401 12,316 4,334 1,490 696
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dana has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dana
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880975453912
1881  6109
1882835649714
188376278186
18846941057911
188594766569
188685187148
1887  7657
188897489496
1889  7338
1890  8247
18918521145815
1892  65211
1893  66610
1894  57213
1895  61412
18969111373510
1897  8687
1898  7569
18998481550715
19008402053720
1901  64511
1902  8079
1903938148049
1904  73411
1905  62115
1906  62115
1907  67515
1908  71814
1909  68816
19109452168419
1911  59826
1912  61545
1913  61052
19149463963564
1915  61189
1916  63585
19179445460198
191888166591107
1919  68083
19208706963499
192177389611107
192290765563128
192381780606110
192492867608111
192583879575117
192681081584113
192779484513141
192888868531130
192975886525122
193080977545122
193168395502131
193270293508128
1933629108485133
193468895512128
1935566128527120
1936498168523118
1937544150500132
1938557151507132
1939515169473144
1940434245485141
1941407282482147
1942406314484159
1943349420458186
1944300503372262
1945270639323338
1946273710260577
1947292716207946
19482807441951,019
19492618511921,077
19502489271841,202
19512351,0721851,272
19522311,1451831,381
19532291,1941781,500
19542171,3521661,733
19552021,5691771,567
19561742,0771781,634
19571552,4091861,613
19581622,3871841,532
19591442,9661801,696
19601413,0901871,673
19611283,5421801,691
19621173,9631721,790
1963885,0431811,620
1964706,0872051,357
1965774,7272051,219
1966685,2682191,016
1967714,9342171,032
1968705,0092221,016
1969596,0282281,008
1970546,3972261,039
1971446,9262131,098
1972525,6002171,030
1973594,9322161,011
1974555,155247813
1975624,614239859
1976644,407282671
1977624,335303639
1978704,001325539
1979544,945311627
1980684,437353507
1981704,245339542
1982674,229350530
1983723,918368475
1984733,939365489
1985823,346375482
1986913,074390466
1987833,416429419
1988903,187462386
19891053,003505357
19901142,929532347
19911312,417553334
19921442,155627271
19931551,988655246
19941671,802745197
19951691,757785186
19961741,798860161
19971791,682904151
19982141,424  
19992371,321  
20003111,014  
2001328941  
2002337889  
2003379794  
2004427696  
Totals:  184,230 51,744

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dana as a girl's name about 78% of the time and less frequently (about 21% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are slightly lower than actual counts because the name Dana appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 101 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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