Danae is a ♀ female name.
Origin of Danae
Danae is a variant of Danaë, which is an ancient Greek name. In Greek mythology, Danaë was a daughter of Acrisios and Aganippe, a lover of Zeus and the mother of Perseus.
Meaning of Danae
The meaning of Danae is unknown. Maybe, the name derived from ancient Greek “Danaoi/Δαναοί”, a word for the Greeks and Danaans used by Homer. Therefore, Danae means “of the Danaans”.
Pronunciation of Danae
Alternate spelling of DanaeDanaé Danaë
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