- 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.
Examples from the Web for dana
Taking over the role of Audrey Griswold from Dana Barron and Dana Hill is a young Juliette Lewis in one of her first film roles.Dinner at Nitehawk Cinema: ‘Christmas Vacation’ and a Beer in a Pear Tree
December 12, 2014
Dana Rubenstein of The New York Observer wrote that “essential to the experience was segregation.”I Watched a Casino Kill Itself: The Awful Last Nights of Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal
December 8, 2014
UPDATE: Managing editor Will Dana took greater responsibility for Rolling Stone's errors in a series of tweets Friday evening.Rolling Stone Said Yesterday U-VA Rape Story Was ‘Entirely Credible’
December 5, 2014
I thought: My God, not only do I have Dana and my kids but I have friends like Robin and Gregory [Mosher] who truly care.Robin Williams and Christopher Reeve's Epic Friendship and the Greatest Williams Story Ever Told
August 12, 2014
Maybe he would have had better luck crossing party lines and working with Rep. Dana Rohrabacher.Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Twisted Anti-Vaxx History
July 23, 2014
I have been privileged to take them home and arrange them in my room and Dana's.Her Father's Daughter
Dana Marden and his wife were in front of me, not three seats away.
And, most incredible of all, though Dana would not speak to her, she spoke to him!
On the Dana plateau, for example, by the expenditure of 32 hours of labour 48 cwt.Freeland
Morse attended these lectures and formed with Dana an intimate acquaintance.The Age of Invention
- James Dwight (dwaɪt). 1813–95, American geologist; noted for his work The System of Mineralogy (1837)
Word Origin and History for dana
fem. proper name; in U.S. little used before c.1925, then in top 100 for girls born from 1963 to 1984.