Name: Dayanara

Origin and Meaning of the Name Dayanara

  • Meaning:
    Husband slayer; destroyer
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (DAY ah NAR ah)
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Miscellaneous Info for Dayanara

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    It is possible that this name has Greek roots and is dervied from the name Deianira, but the link isn't entirely clear. It also may have roots in the Indian or Sanskrit name Daya or Dayamayee, which both mean "kind" or "kindness". Regardles of it's mury origin and meaning, it has been made popular by actress and former Miss Universe Dayanara Torres. Growing in popularity in English speaking countries.

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