Traits associated with the name Dana:

Dana has a beautiful sound to it that represents a powerful affection between owner and dog.

Dogs named Dana tend to be loving, loyal, and strong-willed. This feminine name is also associated with companionship, and empathy.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Dana?

It suggests that you have a strong connection to the name Dana, whether it be a personal connection or simply a name that you find appealing. It also suggests that you are a pet owner who is willing to put thought and care into naming their pet.

Is Dana a good dog name?

Dana has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. The name also ends in a vowel sound, so it's easy for dogs to recognize. Dana isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Dana is found in these categories:


  • Dana ranks #292 with users of PupNames.com.
  • Dana ranks #2,998 in the New York City Dog Name Database.
  • Dana ranks #4,308 in the Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'.

Naming your dog Dana is certainly a thing, but it's one of the more niche choices out there according to our data.

Most popular breeds named Dana:

  1. German Shepherd
  2. American Pitbull Terrier
  3. Great Dane
  4. Labrador Retriever
  5. Shetland Sheepdog

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Dog names like Dana:

Veneration or respect paid to the saints and angels.
Little Goddess.
Day's eye. The petals of a daisy open during the day, revealing its yellow centers, and then close at night.
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Dear, Loved One
Person From Delos
Dana dog name meaning

Comments icon Comments (3)

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Dana mi gran compañera perrs de dos años (Galicia, Spain)
She is loyal and very noble, protective and faithful.
January 05, 2023 ◆ Translated

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Feliz (Galicia, Spain)
Sweet noble protective and very faithful
May 05, 2022 ◆ Translated

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Enamorada (Galicia, Spain)
She is very sweet noble protective and very sensitive
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