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The name Dana is of English origin, and means resident of Denmark.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Dana has been given to baby boys 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 boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Dana
Use of the Name Dana for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
51,744 36,336 6,546 498 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Dana has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Dana
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
1880539129754
18816109  
1882497148356
188381867627
18845791169410
188565699476
188671488518
18877657  
188894969748
18897338  
18908247  
18914581585211
189265211  
189366610  
189457213  
189561412  
18967351091113
18978687  
18987569  
18995071584815
19005372084020
190164511  
19028079  
1903804993814
190473411  
190562115  
190662115  
190767515  
190871814  
190968816  
19106841994521
191159826  
191261545  
191361052  
19146356494639
191561189  
191663585  
19176019894454
191859110788166
191968083  
19206349987069
192161110777389
192256312890765
192360611081780
192460811192867
192557511783879
192658411381081
192751314179484
192853113088868
192952512275886
193054512280977
193150213168395
193250812870293
1933485133629108
193451212868895
1935527120566128
1936523118498168
1937500132544150
1938507132557151
1939473144515169
1940485141434245
1941482147407282
1942484159406314
1943458186349420
1944372262300503
1945323338270639
1946260577273710
1947207946292716
19481951,019280744
19491921,077261851
19501841,202248927
19511851,2722351,072
19521831,3812311,145
19531781,5002291,194
19541661,7332171,352
19551771,5672021,569
19561781,6341742,077
19571861,6131552,409
19581841,5321622,387
19591801,6961442,966
19601871,6731413,090
19611801,6911283,542
19621721,7901173,963
19631811,620885,043
19642051,357706,087
19652051,219774,727
19662191,016685,268
19672171,032714,934
19682221,016705,009
19692281,008596,028
19702261,039546,397
19712131,098446,926
19722171,030525,600
19732161,011594,932
1974247813555,155
1975239859624,614
1976282671644,407
1977303639624,335
1978325539704,001
1979311627544,945
1980353507684,437
1981339542704,245
1982350530674,229
1983368475723,918
1984365489733,939
1985375482823,346
1986390466913,074
1987429419833,416
1988462386903,187
19895053571053,003
19905323471142,929
19915533341312,417
19926272711442,155
19936552461551,988
19947451971671,802
19957851861691,757
19968601611741,798
19979041511791,682
1998  2141,424
1999  2371,321
2000  3111,014
2001  328941
2002  337889
2003  379794
2004  427696
Totals:  51,744 184,230

During the last 125 years, parents have used Dana as a boy's name about 21% of the time and more frequently (about 78% of the time) as a girl'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 boy names only 118 times during the last 125 years.

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