Dagny Name Meaning & Origin

Dagny

Pronunciation: DAG-nee (key)

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The name dagny to me means caring, soft, kind and gentile. It means strength of character, bold and determined. She is one who has a very large capacity to work and train. She was born of athletic traits. She is interested in the arts and nature. She thrives in fresh air, sunshine. She is gentile with animals and loves pets.

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Dagmar
Dag Dag
Daggy
Rattle-Your-Dags
Dags
Dag
Dagnes
Dank Dagny
Dankny
Dag a knee

Meanings and history of the name Dagny: | Edit

Old Norse name meaning "new day."
Pronounced: Dahg-nee or Dag-knee

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Dagny Knutson (born January 18, 1992) is an American swimmer of Norwegian heritage. Knutson is a former American record holder in 400-yard individual medley set at the age of 16. As a senior in high school she held four national high school swimming records. She currently holds the American SCM 4 x 200 freestyle relay record as a part of Team USA’s effort at the World Indoor Championships in Rome, Italy. At the 2009 Outdoor World Aquatics Championships, Knutson won a silver medal in the 4x200 m freestyle relay for her contributions in the heats. She followed that with a gold medal in the 4x200 m freestyle relay at the 2011 Outdoor World Aquatics Championships. However, her best long course effort to that point was the Junior Pan Pacific Championships held in Guam. She left the Island with 6 gold and 1 bronze.

My beautiful granddaughter is named Dagny. Her parents also picked the name because of the impact Dagny Taggert had on them when they read Atlas Shrugged.

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Dagny Taggart, main character in Ayn Rand's novel "Atlas Shrugged."

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