Girl Names baby nameDanai

What does the name Danai mean?

The meaning of the name “Danai” is: “Mythological figure - mother of Perseus”.

Additional information: Form of the Greek name Danaë (Δανάη) which comes from Greek mythology, where Danaë was the mother of Perseus.

Danai comes from the Greek word “Danaoi” (Δαναοί), the one of the three tribes that compound the Greek nation in the early ancient years, along with the Achaean and Iones.