Gender: Feminine
Origin: Greek
Meaning: “sea shore.”

    In Greek mythology, the name is borne by both a Nereid, (known as the Nereid of the sea shore) and is also borne by a Danaid, a daughter of Danaus and Pereia. She became the wife of Periphas.

    It is also the name of a flower.

    Another form is the Lithuanian Aktaja.