US Popularity:8428
Other Origin(s):Norse
Meaning:Day, bright
Meaning “day” or “bright,” Dag is a luminous boy’s name and a great choice for the new ray of sunshine in your life. Of Scandinavian origins, Dag is popular in Norwegian and Swedish cultures, derived from the Old Norse word dagr. Dagr is also a Norse god and the personification of the daytime. If you want a strong name that will evoke Viking associations while reminding baby to look on the sunny side of life, Dag is the name for you.

Dag Name Popularity Data

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 1971
+ 344
from 1970
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Behind the Name, Dag, April 2021

  • Name Doctor, Dag

  • WordSense Dictionary, Dag

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, day (n.), April 2024

  • 100,000+ Baby Names by Bruce Lansky, pg. 375

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