[ syll. da-nu, dan-u ] The baby girl name Danu is pronounced as DaaNuw †. Danu is an Indian name of Sanskrit origin. It is derived literally from the word 'danu' which means rain, liquid. In Hindu mythology, Danu is a goddess and personification of primeval waters.
Danu is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.
† approx English pronunciation for Danu: D as in "day (D.EY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; UW as in "two (T.UW)"