Daenerys Name Meaning & Origin

Daenerys

Pronunciation: da-NAIR-is (key)

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A fictional name from the novel: A Song of Ice and Fire, now adapted into a TV series on HBO: A Game of Thrones.

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Dany, Rys, Dae, Day, Daen, Dane, Nerys, Dana

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Daen is Hebrew for 'god is my judge' where Erys is derived from the Greek 'Eris' meaning goddess of discourse and destruction.
Daenerys would therefore mean 'god is judge of my destruction'

Alternatively if the spelling is changed to Daenarys, Arys is derived from the Greek 'Aris' meaning excellent purpose.
Daenarys would therefore mean 'god is judge of my excellent purpose'

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A fictional name from the novel: A Song of Ice and Fire, now adapted into a TV series on HBO: A Game of Thrones.

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