Dana is a female name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian. It is one of the quite common names (among the top thousand) in Croatia, with over four hundred namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Dana in Croatia
The name Dana was the most popular from years 1929 to 1939. The peak year was 1930.
Name Dana is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Dana live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (about sixty), Split (less than ten), Osijek (less than ten). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Lećevica (0.22% of total population).
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned few times, the first time 1917 in source List of Dignitaries, Officials and Public Servants of the Kingdom of Croatia-Slavonia.