Danae: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Danae
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This is my name, but it's spelt D'Nae. I've never met anyone with the name, but every so often somone in public will hear or see my name and respond with "oh that's my daughter's middle name!" My mom found the name in the obituary after a young girl died; her middle name was Danae. I've tried to pair it up with different names to see how it would as a middle name, but by me being use to hearing it as my first, it's kinda difficult!
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Danny, Nae or NaeNae
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Danaë was a figure of an Ancient Greek myth. She was the daughter of Eurydice, the king of Argos and was the mother of Perseus. (His father was Zeus who came to her disguised as a shower of gold.)
Pronounced: DAN-uh-ee or DA-nei(English), DAN-eye (Latin) and da-NAH-ee (Modern Greek)
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Danai Gurira is the actress who plays Michonne in the third and fourth season of The Walking Dead.
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The myth of Danaë is a frequent subject of paintings, including masterpieces by Rembrandt and Klimt.
Danae Pyle, character in the comic strip "Non Sequitur", created by Wiley Miller.
Princess Danae of Elenia, in David Eddings' series The Tamuli. An incarnation of the Child Goddess Aphrael, and daughter of Queen Ehlana and Prince Sparhawk.