Girl name origins & meanings
- American : Light and hope
Girl name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- English : variant of Day 1 and 2.
- German : topographic name from a field name in North Rhine-Westphalia, denoting a sizeable piece of land.
- Welsh : from Dai or Dei, pet forms of the personal name Dafydd, Welsh form of David.
- Indian (Bengal and Orissa) and Bangladeshi : Hindu (Kayasth) name, probably from Sanskrit deya ‘suitable for a gift’.