Danae

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Gender: F Pronunciation: day-nay-ee or dah-NAY Origin of Danae: Greek, meaning unknown

An intriguing mythological name whose one challenge might be pronunciation questions.

In Greek myth, Danae, a goddess of music and poetry, was the mother of Perseus by Zeus, who appeared to her in the form of a shower of gold. A novel name worth considering.

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Famous People Named Danae

Danae Dobson, daughter of evangelist James Dobson
Danae Skiadi, Greek actress
Danae Stratou, Greek artist

Pop Culture References for the name Danae

Actually pronounced as "da-NAA-ee", with a softer d, like the "th" in "the".
Means "burned ground", a meaning not known even in Greece.