Dana Shoup in the US

  1. #3,081,785 Dana Shelby
  2. #3,081,786 Dana Sherrick
  3. #3,081,787 Dana Shinn
  4. #3,081,788 Dana Shivers
  5. #3,081,789 Dana Shoup
  6. #3,081,790 Dana Shouse
  7. #3,081,791 Dana Singletary
  8. #3,081,792 Dana Smoak
  9. #3,081,793 Dana Southerland
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Meaning & Origins

Mainly North American: of unknown origin, perhaps a transferred use of a surname that is fairly common in the United States. This may be of Irish origin, although the surname is not known in Ireland. Dana or Ana was the name of an ancient Irish fertility goddess, and this was also used in medieval times as a girl's name, However, it is not clear whether there is any connection between this name and the modern given name, which is sometimes also used as a feminine form of Dan or Daniel. Modern use as a boy's given name began in honour of Richard Henry Dana (1815–82), author of Two Years before the Mast, who supported the rights of fugitive slaves before and during the Civil War. The popularity of the given name was increased by the fame of the film star Dana Andrews (1909–92).
207th in the U.S.
Americanized spelling of Dutch Schoup, a metonymic occupational name for a maker of ladles, from Middle Dutch schoepe, schope, schuep ‘ladle’.
6,326th in the U.S.

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