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What does Danay mean?

Danay Pronunciation of Danay [danay] as a name for girls has its roots in Old English and Greek, and Danay means "from Denmark". Danay is an alternate spelling of Dana (Old English). Danay is also a derivative of Danae (Greek).

Associated with: old english, greek.


Danay has 15 variants: Daena, Danah, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Daney, Dania, Danna, Danya, Dayna, Denae, Denay, Dinae, Dinay and Donnay.

6 more different relations via Dana, Danae: Danaca, Dane, Danet, Danica, Dayne and Dene.

Creative forms:
(female) Dalnay, Deynay, ..

(male) Daday, Dano, ..

Middle name pairings:
Danay Hailey (D.H.), ..

How popular is Danay?

Danay is an uncommon first name for females. Danay is also a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Dana (#851 from current records), Danae, Dania (#1235), Danica (#707), Danna (#519), Danya, Dayna and Denae are the prominent alternative forms of Danay (not ranked) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Danay reached its peak 45 years ago (average #1286) and has become much diminished since (#1414, 81.8%), with forms like Dayna becoming less in vogue. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Dana, Danae, Dania, Danica, Danna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Danya, Dayna, Denae in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Danay is alike in pronunciation to Dagna, Daina, Danney, Danni, Dayana, Deana, Deanna, Deeana, Dena, Denah, Deney, Deni, Denia, Denna, Dhana, Diahna, Diana, Dianna, Diannah, Dina, Dona, Donny, Dwayna, Dyana and Dynah. Other suggested similar names are Dabney, Dabny (see Dabney), Dacey, Dacy, Dada, Daffy, Dafna, Dagny, Daicy, Daisy, Daizy, Dajah, Daly, Dama, Danfy, Danit, Danne, Dara, Darah, Darby, Darcy, Darnae, Dashay, Davy, Day, Daya, Dayah, Dzana, Janay, Jeanay, Jenay, Jonay, Laday, Laray, Monay, Ranay, Renay, Ronay and Shanay. These names tend to be more frequently used than Danay.