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What does Danae mean?

Danae Pronunciation of Danae [danae] as a girls' name is pronounced DAN-ay, da-NAY. It is of Greek origin. Mythology: the mother of Perseus by Zeus.

Associated with: greek, mythology.


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

Kreatif forms:
(female) Dande, Darae, ..

(male) Dande, Danke, ..

How 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 1970-1979 and reached its peak rank of #912 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not listed currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danae name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Below is a graphed study of the popularity of Danae and affiliated names. Denae and Dee are the prominent variation forms of Danae. These relations of Danae reached the height of their popularity in the 1960s (usage of 0.02%), but now, the form Dee has fallen out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danae, Dee, Denae in U.S.

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

Similar Names

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 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.

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