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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 Elizabeth Couch, American beauty queen; Miss Texas 2012
Danae Skiadi, Greek actress
Danae Stratou, Greek artist
Danae Kara, Greek pianist
Danae Elon, Israeli filmmaker
Danae Suzanna Sweetapple, Australian Paralympic swimmer

Pop Culture References for the name Danae

Danaë, Greek mythological figure; daughter of King Acrisius of Argos; mother of the hero Perseus by Zeus; founder of the city of Ardea in Latium
Danae, a painting by Jan Gossaert
"Danae," a play by Livius Andronicus
Danae Pyle, a main character in comic strip "Non Sequitur" by Wiley Miller