Danu - Meaning of Danu

What does Danu mean?

[ 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.

See also the related categories, waters (sea), rain (dew), sanskrit, goddess, indian, and personification.

Danu is unusual as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names.

Baby names that sound like Danu include Daim, Dami, Damie, Danae, Danay, Danaye, Danean, Danee, Daneen, Daney, Dani, Dania, Danie, Danna, Dannae, Danni, Dannie, Danny, Dany, and Danya.

† 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)"

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