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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Dagan

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Dagan
the Mesopotanian god of agriculture and earth; it is a counterpart of Phoenician and Philistine Dagon.

Note: See references to Dagon in the Bible and in the opera Samson et Dalila.

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  1. God of agriculture and earth; counterpart of Phoenician Dagon

Notable Persons Named Dagan

Dagan Yivzori is a basketball player for the Maccabi Tel Aviv, Hapoel Afula B.C., Hapoel Gilboa/Afula, Hapoel Gilboa Galil, Maccabi Haifa B.C., and Maccabi Tel Aviv B.C. in the Israeli Basketball Premier League and Eurocup Basketball. His most notable accomplishments were from 2002 to present. Dagan was born on October 15th, 1985 in Afula, Israel.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Dagan

Meir Dagan is a Director of the Mossad and Mossad. His military service ended in 1996. Meir was born on January 30th, 1945.

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Benny was born on January 1st, 1957 in Israel.

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Daniel was born in 1944 in Cairo.

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How popular is the baby name Dagan in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1969 5 0 5
1970 6 0 6
1971 9 0 9
1973 7 0 7
1974 16 0 16
1975 8 0 8
1976 13 0 13
1977 12 0 12
1978 14 0 14
1979 18 0 18
1980 10 0 10
1981 12 0 12
1982 9 0 9
1983 11 0 11
1984 12 0 12
1985 14 0 14
1986 6 0 6
1987 11 0 11
1990 11 0 11
1991 19 0 19
1992 13 0 13
1993 19 0 19
1994 17 0 17
1995 18 0 18
1996 26 0 26
1997 27 0 27
1998 35 0 35
1999 30 0 30
2000 41 5 36
2001 38 0 38
2002 49 0 49
2003 63 5 58
2004 53 0 53
2005 55 0 55
2006 53 0 53
2007 54 0 54
2008 45 0 45
2009 32 0 32
2010 19 0 19
2011 32 0 32
2012 22 0 22
2013 14 0 14
2014 16 0 16
2015 13 0 13
2016 17 0 17
2017 9 0 9

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Popularity of Dagan as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Dagan U.S.
  White 73.56% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 14.15% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.70% 16.26%

Of Last Name Dagan

People with the last name Dagan are most frequently White or Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander

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Fun Facts about the name Dagan

  • How Popular is the name Dagan? Dagan is the 10,350th most popular name of all time. As a last name Dagan was the 40,672nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Dagan have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,033 babies born with the first name Dagan in the United States. That's more than enough people named Dagan to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Dagan? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1969 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Dagan first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Dagan is Monday, September 23rd, 1968.
  • What year had the most people named Dagan born? The highest recorded use of the first name Dagan was in 2003 with a total of 58 babies.
  • Random Dagan Factoid: According to the 2004 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Dagan is not a popular baby boy's name in Arkansas. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Arkansas have the same name as you in 2004.
  • Weird things about the name Dagan: Your name in reverse order is Nagad. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nagda. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Dagan? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 537 people with the last name Dagan.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Dagan? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Dagan as their last name since less than 1 person in 556k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.