♀ Name Danae – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Danae

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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 Danae

Danaé Danaë

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Name Danae

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