Judah Dana

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Born in Pomfret, Vermont, USA on 1772 to John Winchester Dana and Hannah Putnam. Judah married Elizabeth Ripley and had 8 children. Judah married Mehitable. He passed away on 27 Dec 1845 in Fryeburg, Oxford, Maine, USA.

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Surname meaning for "Dana"

Origin unidentified. There has been much speculation about the origins of this famous American family name. The most plausible theory is that it is a Huguenot name, a variant of

D’Aunay
, from any of several places in France called Aunay. However, the name acquired an Irish flavor, being associated, probably erroneously, with a Gaelic forename likewise spelled Dana.

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