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Meaning and Name Origin

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


Variations

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


Popularity

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 1000 Birth Names Records, 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 girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 and have become significantly less popular since, with the form Dee becoming less fashionable. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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.


Similar Names

Danae is pronounced similarly to Daena, Dagna, Dahna, Daina, Dana, Danah, Daney, Dani, Dania, Danie, Danna, Dannah, Dannee, Danney, Danni, Danny, Dany, Danya, Dawna, Dayna, Deana, Dena, Denah, Dhana, Diana, Dina, Dinah, Dona, Duana, Duna, Dwana, Dyana, Dyna and Dynah. Other recommended similar baby names are Dama, Dane, Danne, Darnae, Dawne, Dayne, Deane, Deanne, Diane, Dianne, Duane, Dyane, Dyanne, Janae, Lanae and Ranae. These names tend to be less commonly used than Danae.

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