Given Name DAPHNE

GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δαφνη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DAF-nee (English), DAHF-nə (Dutch)   [details]

Meaning & History

Means "laurel" in Greek. In Greek mythology she was a nymph turned into a laurel tree by her father in order that she might escape the pursuit of Apollo. It has been used as a given name in the English-speaking world since the end of the 19th century.

Categories

Harry Potter characters, mythology, nature, nymphs, plants, Winx Club characters
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Dafina (Albanian), Daphné, Daphnée (French), Dafni (Greek), Dafne (Italian), Dafina (Macedonian)
SAME SPELLING: Daphné
  United States
2016
  Canada (BC)
not
ranked
2015
  England and Wales
2015
  France
2015
  Netherlands
2016