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pinWhat does Danae mean?

Danae /dan-ae/ as a girls' name is pronounced DAN-ay, da-NAY. It is of Greek origin. Mythology: the mother of Perseus by Zeus.


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

Kreatif forms: Dynae. [more]

pinHow popular is Danae?

Danae is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2806 out of 4276, Top 66%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Danae for girls. Danae entered the list in 1990 and reached its peak rank of #912 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not listed currently. (Top Birth Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Danae name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danae outside U.S.

Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Danae and affiliated names. Dee is the only other prominent variation form of Danae. These relations of Danae reached the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.271%) and have become less popular since, with the form Dee becoming less fashionable.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Danae, Dee in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Danae and related baby names outside U.S.

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Danae is pronounced similarly to Daena, Dahna, Danah, Dania, Dannah, Danni, Dannia, Deeana, Deena, Deney, Denna, Denny, Deona, Diahna, Diana, Digna, Dina, Donia, Donna, Donnie, Donny, Duena, Dwayna, Dyanna and Dynah. Other recommended similar baby names are Chanae, Dacee, Dada, Dafnee, Dafnie, Daile, Dajah, Dama, Danaca, Dane, Danele, Danet, Danfy, Danice, Danise, Danit, Danne, Dantea, Dara, Darnae, Dasie, Dawne, Daya, Dayah, Dayne, Deane, Deanne, Dejanae, Diane, Dianne, Duane, Dyane, Dyanne, Dzana, Genae, Hanae, Janae, Jeanae, Jenae, Jinae, Jonae, Kalae, Lanae, Larae, Lenae, Lynae, Ranae, Ronae, Shanae and Zhanae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danae.