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Subject: About Duana; I am in southeast Texas
Author: Lillian   (Authenticated as LillianAMS)
Date: June 23, 2006 at 8:38:47 PM
Reply to: Origin & meaning of "Dwanna" by Dwanna
and know a white woman named Dewanna. She told me once her mother had created her name as a variant of DeWanda, itself being a variant of Wanda. Perhaps Dwanna has similar origins. Everyone I have asked around me (about a dozen people - all docs and nurses right now) says they would pronounce Duana as DWAYna, like Duane, a far cry from DWAHna in Texspeak. I highly doubt Dwanna derives from Duana.


~Lillian~
Proud daughter of Ann and John
Proud sister of Lauren and Leah
Proud wife of David
Proud mother of Alexander, Scarlett, Sophia, and Gideon

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