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Type Surname
Usage Danish
Other Forms FormsDaugård

Meaning & History

Danish name element gård "farmstead, yard" combined with prefix dau of unknown origin.

Dau could be derived from Old Norse dǫgg (Old Saxon dau; Old English déaw; Old High German tou; Old Frisian dāw) meaning "dew, wetness". Or it could be derived from the Old Frisian name Douwo or from the Old High German word dau "custom, tradition".
Added 7/24/2014 by anonymous
Edited 8/14/2014 by Beautiful Victory