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Girl Name: Danae

Name: Danae
Pronunciation: \d(a)-nae\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: Greek
Sounds Like: Dana, Dane, Danah, Danie, Danne
Variant forms: Danay, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Dee, Denae, Denay, Dene, Dinae, Dinay, Donnay
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 2806

Description

Danae \d(a)-nae\ as a girl's name is pronounced DAN-ay, da-NAY. It is of Greek origin. Mythology: the mother of Perseus by Zeus.

Danae has 11 variant forms: Danay, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Dee, Denae, Denay, Dene, Dinae, Dinay and Donnay.

Baby names that sound like Danae are Dana, Dane, Danah, Danie and Danne.

Popularity

Danae is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2806 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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