DAPHNE
GENDER: Feminine
OTHER SCRIPTS: Δαφνη (Ancient Greek)
PRONOUNCED: DAF-nee (English), DAHF-nÉ™ (Dutch)   [key]
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.
Related Names
OTHER LANGUAGES: Dafina (Albanian), Daphné (French), Dafne (Italian), Dafina (Macedonian)
Popularity
United States  ranked #397 
France  ranked #206 
Netherlands  ranked #146