Day Name Meaning & Origin

Day

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We named our new daughter Day. We like how bright and simple it is. It raises a few eyebrows--mostly because it's an unfamiliar first name--but we find that most people respond very favorably.

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Daisy - the odd case of a nickname that is longer than the name!

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Middle English /noun/: the time of light between one night and the next (Merriam-Webster)

Meaning: day!

Famous real-life people named Day: | Edit

Billie Holiday was called "Lady Day"
Doris Day
Sandra Day O'Connor

Day in song, story & screen: | Edit

"One Fine Day" by The Chiffons
"Good Day Sunshine" by The Beatles
"Beautiful Day" by U2
"Day O" by Harry Belafont
Day Wing in Marie lu's Legend series
"Night Boy" by Anne Laurel Carter (brother and sister named "Night" and "Day")
In the fairytale "The Sleeping Beauty in the Wood" from Charles Perrault, the princess names her children"Day" and "Dawn."

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