Name Danae Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Danae


Danae is a ♀ girl’s name.

Origin of the name 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.

What is the meaning of the name 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

Variants of the name Danae

Danaé Danaë

Popularity of the name Danae

The name Danae is ranked #4407 overall.

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