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What does Danae mean?

Danae Pronunciation of 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


VARIANTS Danay, Danaye, Danea, Danee, Dee, Denae, Denay, Dene, Dinae, Dinay, Donnay

(female) Dande, ..

(male) Dande, ..

Danae Raven (D.R.), ..

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)

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, 2018)

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?

Dee and Denae are the prominent variation forms of Danae. These relations of Danae reached the height of their popularity in the 1960s (USAGE OF 0.03%), but now, forms like Danae have 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 sound-alike 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.