Gender Feminine

Meaning & History

Feminine form of the Latin name Delphinus, which meant "of Delphi". Delphi was a city in ancient Greece, the name of which is possibly related to Greek δελφύς (delphys) meaning "womb". The Blessed Delphina was a 14th-century Provençal nun.

Related Names

Masculine FormDelphinus
Other Languages & CulturesDelphine(French) Delfina(Italian) Delfina(Portuguese) Delfina(Spanish)

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Entry updated May 29, 2020