What does Danae mean?
(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, and is currently at #1962. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Danae and affiliated names. Denae and Dee are the prominent variation forms of Danae (#1962 from recent data). These relations of Danae reached the height of their popularity in the 1960s (usage of 0.02%) and have become significantly less popular since, with the form Dee falling out of fashion.
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.