Danaus

Pronounced DAN ee us
Number 6

About the name Danaus

Danaus, King of Argos, ordered his daughters to kill their husbands, Princes of Egypt, on their wedding night. This all did but one, Hypermnestra, who spared her husband Lynceus.

This is also the name of a genus of butterflies which includes the Monarch butterfly, Danaus plexippus

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Origin
Mediterranean
Greek

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