Dag - Meaning of Dag
[ 1 syll. dag, da-g ] The baby boy name Dag is pronounced as DaeG †. Dag is a Scandinavian name of Old Norse origin. It is derived from the word 'dagr' with the meaning day. An older form of the name is Dagr (Old Norse). In Norse mythology, Dagr was the personification of day. He was the son of the god Dellingr and the goddess Nótt, who personified night.
Dag has 19 variant forms. Variant forms of Dag include Daeg, Dagen, Dagg, Daggan, Dagge, Daggen, Dagget, Daggett, Daggin, Daggon, Daggun, Daggyn, Dagnea, Dagnee, Dagney, Dagni, Dagnie, Dagny, and Deegan.
Dag is not often used as a baby boy name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Within the family of boy names directly related to Dag, Deegan was the most regularly used in 2012.
† English pronunciation for Dag: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; G as in "grin (G.R.IH.N)"
A famous person named Dag is Politician Dag Hammarskjold, born Dag Hjalmar Agne Carl Hammarskjöld 29 July 1905 - 18 September 1961, Jönköping, Sweden.