Danaë - Meaning of Danaë

What does Danaë mean?

[ 3 syll. da-na&e-uml; ] The baby girl name Danaë is pronounced D-ahNAA-iy- or D-ahNEY- †. Danaë is of Old Greek origin. It is used mainly in the English and Greek languages. The Danaoi were a Greek tribe founded by Danaus; in Homer's Iliad, the word Danaoi was used to refer to the Greeks. In Greek mythology, Danaë was the daughter of King Acrisius and great-great-granddaughter of Danaus; she became the mother of Perseus by Zeus.

In addition, Danaë is a variant form of the English Danae.

Variant forms share the origin and meaning of the name Danaë.

See also the related categories, daughter, english, greek, word (element), zeus, mother, iliad (trojan), and tribe (folk).

Danaë is not frequently used as a baby girl name. It is not ranked within the top 1000.

Baby names that sound like Danaë include Damaney, Damani, Damanie, Damia, Damiane, Damianne, Damien, Damienne, Daniah, Dayana, Deana, Deanna, Demiann, Demianne, Destiny, Diana, Diani, Dianna, Dimona, and Dinia.

† Pronunciation for Danaë: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; EY as in "ate (EY.T)"

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