Meaning:mother of Perseus in Greek mythology
Danae is a girl’s name of Greek origin. This name originally appears in Greek mythology. Danae is the mother of Perseus, one of the mythos' greatest heroes. She is also credited with founding the city of Ardea during the Bronze Age. Danae is also the subject of a famous rendering by Austrain painter Gustav Kilmt. You might choose this name to pay tribute to your love of this artwork or Greek mythology. Danae is a name that carries with it a chic sophistication, as well as an ancient allure. It can be shortened to nicknames like Dan, Dani, or Nae.
Not sure you have the perfect name? Search to add more baby names to your My Favorites list.