Dana

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[ dah-nuh ]
/ ˈdɑ nə /
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noun Irish Mythology.

Definition for dana (2 of 2)

Dana

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[ dey-nuh ]
/ ˈdeɪ nə /

noun

Charles Anderson,1819–97, U.S. journalist, editor, and publisher.
Edward Salisbury,1849–1935, U.S. mineralogist and physicist.
his fatherJames Dwight,1813–95, U.S. geologist and mineralogist.
Richard Henry, Jr.,1815–82, U.S. jurist, author, and sailor: specialist in admiralty law.
a male or female given name.
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Dana

/ (ˈdeɪnə) /

noun

James Dwight (dwaɪt). 1813–95, American geologist; noted for his work The System of Mineralogy (1837)
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Word Origin and History for dana

Dana


fem. proper name; in U.S. little used before c.1925, then in top 100 for girls born from 1963 to 1984.

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