From a Slavic word meaning "morning star, Venus". Danica is a personification of the Morning Star in Slavic mythology. It has sometimes been used in the English-speaking world since the 1970s. Danica is often called Sun's younger sister or daughter, and was probably associated with Morana. Danica is also a village in the Independent State of Croatia, where an Ustaše (members of the Ustaša – Croatian Revolutionary Movement) concentration camp existed between 1941 and 1945.