Its source is an Ancient Germanic expression meaning "From Denmark."
The name Danna ranked 862nd in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of 2000-2003 Social Security Administration statistics and 1108th in popularity for females of all ages in a sample of the 1990 US Census.
Though this name has fluctuated in use, it has been quietly present throughout the last century.
The source of its Northern and Central European form is a Germanic expression identifying the bearer as a native of Denmark.
The name also derived independently as a feminine form of the Hebrew-derived male names Dan (meaning ''Judge'') and Daniel (meaning ''God is my judge'').