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The first name 
Dayanna

Dayanna is a female first name.

Dayanna is a well-known but special name!

Dayanna is a well-known name in the US, but is still special. It is currently only given to every ten thousandth girl, and therefore ranks at 1,385 in the SmartGenius statistics. This means there are 1,384 girls names that are more common, but also tens of thousands that are much rarer. If you polled the whole US population – children, adults and seniors – you’d find less than one in 10,000 to be named Dayanna.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name
 
Dayanna

Dayanna -
ahead of the curve

In fact, the name Dayanna did not fit the trend of the last century. Young parents in the 2000s began to change that a bit. After several years of not being given at all (or less than 5 times, because that's the number required for a name to appear in the statistics), Dayanna seemed to be more popular than ever in 2009. Although the name never ranked higher than #1,173, 199 parents chose it that year, making it a potential new rising star on the horizon of beautiful and rare names. If your name is Dayanna, you are well on your way to becoming en vogue.

In years where the graph has no value, the name Dayanna was given less than five times or even none at all in the entire USA.

Dayanna in 2022 – originality welcome!

In 2022, expectant parents chose the yet rare name Dayanna a few times. Among all newborn girls it ranked #1,788 - with a total of 98 baby girls. This means, as you can see above, that the name is still more common than it was most time of the last century, when it supposedly didn't appear at all for many years - giving girls with this first name a sheen of something particularly contemporary and special.

Dayanna -
at home in half of America

The odds of living in the same state as someone with the first name Dayanna are about the same as betting on heads or tails in a coin toss. This girl’s name is quite popular, but not equally so throughout the entire USA. You can meet girls and women with the name Dayanna in 20 states – that is about every second of all 50 states in the USA, for example in Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida or Georgia. In relation to the number of residents, the most women and girls with the first name Dayanna live in Arizona – here, one in 12,957 bears this beautiful name. In comparison, if we look at all living women and girls in the whole country, only one in 64,507 will turn around if you call her first name Dayanna.

Dayanna has 7 letters 
and begins with a D

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter D is quite common as an initial letter for girls' names. To be precise, 5.6% of all girls' names in the US begin with this letter. The most common first letters of girls' names, by the way, are A, S and M.

With seven letters, the name Dayanna has a typical length for first names in the US. In fact, 26% of all common first names consist of exactly seven letters. 52% of all first names are shorter, while 22% have eight letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

Therefore: As 5.6% of all girls' names start with D, this initial letter occurs much more often than all 26 letters on average. And maybe interesting to know: of all the names that begin with a D, Dorothy is the most common.

Other names with 
D, a, y, a, n, n and a

If you take all the letters in the name Dayanna – D, a, y, a, n, n and a – and put them together again, you can form another name, such as Adyanna.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Dayanna

If your name is Dayanna and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Dayanna

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Dayanna, you can simply say:

Dinosaur

Apple

Yoyo

Apple

Nut

Nut

Apple

This is how the name Dayanna is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Dayanna in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.

Dayanna

Dayanna

You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Dayanna

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Dayanna is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.

D
A
Y
A
N
N
A

Have you ever waved the name Dayanna

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.

D
A
Y
A
N
N
A

Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Dayanna sounds like this: