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Origin of the name DAG.
Etymology of the name DAG.
Meaning of the baby name DAG.


DAG.  Cornish name, from the vocabulary word dag, perhaps denoting "some one," of importance. 

The surname Dag has been derived from Teut. dæg, day.  The Dags of Cornwall may have their name from Cornish dag, "some one"—perhaps some one of importance, from Gr. ταγος, a leader, commander, a chief, a ruler (Thessalian tagus). (Patronymica Cornu-Britannica, Charnock, 1870)

DAG.  Gothic, Old Saxon, and Scandinavian.  From Teutonic dæg, meaning "day."  Other forms include:  English Day; Latin Tagus; Old Norse Dagr; and Spanish Dago, Tago, Tajo, etc. (History of Christian Names, Yonge, 1884).

Dag.  In Scandinavian mythology, the son of Nott (the night), by her third husband Dellingr.  Nott rode on a mythical horse named Skenfaxi, whose mane lit up the heaven and the earth. (An Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).


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