View Message

Subject: Re: Origin of the name Dana
Author: Anneza   (guest)
Date: March 8, 2005 at 10:48:38 PM
Reply to: Origin of the name Dana by ichbing
In South Africa Dana is pronounced DAH na (not DAY na) and is exclusively masculine; it's a standard-issue nickname for Daniel. It may well be used in the Netherlands as well; I don't know.

So, if there's a link to the Low Countries in your family, it might be worth investigating.

All the best

 Post a Response

Messages in this thread: