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Gender Feminine
Scripts Δαφνη(Ancient Greek)
Pronounced Pron. DAF-nee(English)
DAHF-nə(Dutch)
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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.
Other Languages & CulturesDafina(Albanian) Daphné, Daphnée(French) Dafni(Greek) Dafna(Hebrew) Dafne(Italian) Dafina(Macedonian) Dafne(Spanish) Defne(Turkish)
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